Italy : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

November 20, 2001

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Italy has made impressive strides in achieving deep-rooted macroeconomic stability. But growth has disappointed over the past decade. The government has laid out a bold agenda to reinvigorate growth. Specifics of an expenditure and tax reform agenda should be laid out early. A key to achieving more dynamic growth is to tackle the root causes of Italy's large regional imbalances and labor market weakness. Although the liberalization of product markets has been advancing, major scope remains to promote competition and efficiency.

Series:

Country Report No. 01/207

Subject:

Frequency:

Annually

English

Publication Date:

November 20, 2001

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451819731/1934-7685

Stock No:

1ITAEA0012001

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

54

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