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Global Progress 2017 Summit

As a member of the Global Progress network, Volta took part in the Global Progress 2017 Summit from September 15 to 17, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec. Organized by Canada 2020 in partnership with the Centre for American Progress, Policy Network and Volta, under the...

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The italian model of immigration

Thanks to its distinctive model of immigration, in Italy there are no "urban ghettos" comparable to the French or Belgian banlieues. A new Volta paper by Roberto Volpi provides an in-depth analysis of the distribution of the immigrant populations in the country and...

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An alternative to the “banlieue”?

An article published in the newspaper La Stampa, on May 1st, 2017, about Roberto Volpi's paper written for Volta: "Il modello di immigrazione diffusa, un'alternativa alle banlieue?". Se l’Italia s’è risparmiata il fenomeno delle banlieu intrise di odio come a Parigi,...

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Jason Furman: “Focus less on debt and more on GDP”

Jason Furman, the top economic adviser to Barack Obama, was Volta's guest in Rome. The newspaper La Repubblica interview published on April 7th, 2016, entitled: "Europe and Italy need an expansionary fiscal policy to re-launch investment and productivity". L’economia...

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Can Italy reinvent Europe?

An article by Giuliano da Empoli, published in the Italian newspaper Il Foglio, on February 26th, 2016. C’è un brutto film di qualche anno fa in cui Nicholas Cage cerca disperatamente di andar via da un villaggio infame del Midwest e non ci riesce. Ogni volta che...

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