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Introduzione. Liberalizzazioni e concorrenza in Italia
[Introduction. Liberalisation and competition in Italy]

  • Pammolli, Fabio
  • Cambini, Carlo
  • Giannaccari, Andrea

Italy is one of the OECD countries with the highest regulation in the different economy sectors. The recent measures are aimed at promoting, through the injection of competitiveness, the reduction of the italian efficiency gap that the EU institutions and leading analysts indicate as an instrument to stimulate growth. But the persistence of rent positions and competitive barriers make it necessary to intervene on structural variables in many areas, implementing a broader liberalization program that can support the emergence of truly competitive contexts. Starting from these premises, the contributions of the book suggest many policy measures aimed at facilitating market access and the plurality of the competitors and, in so doing, promoting productivity and growth.

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Date of creation: 2007
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Publication status: Published in Politiche di liberalizzazione e concorrenza in Italia., Il Mulino (2007): pp. 7-26
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