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Giulio Mazzolini

Former Research Intern

Giulio Mazzolini is Italian citizen and he is Research Intern at Bruegel. Prior to this, he has been Intern at the Istituto Bruno Leoni, an Italian think tank specialised in public policy. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Catholic University in Milan, and he also obtained a Master degree in Economics with a major in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

His areas of interest include Monetary Economics, European Political Economy and Econometrics for Macroeconomic Analysis. He’s fluent in English and Italian, and he has a good knowledge of French.

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Austerity Tales: the Netherlands and Italy

Austerity might be driving the eurozone into a debt-deflation cycle, as higher debt and deflation feed off each other. Earlier this year, the ECB viewed the dip in inflation as temporary. Even now, ECB officials regard deflation to be unlikely. And the safeguards that they are glacially moving towards take a eurozone-wide view rather than differentiating across countries. Yet, the analysis in this article warns that the deflation is likely to be a country-specific phenomenon, requiring counter measures at the country level.

By: Giulio Mazzolini and Ashoka Mody Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: October 26, 2014
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Student mobility in Europe

The chart shows the percentage of students coming from other European countries, measured on the total university student population, who are enrolled in tertiary education, either in Erasmus programs or national degree programs of the hosting country.

By: Giulio Mazzolini and Elena Zaurino Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: October 14, 2014
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Chart: Sharp decline in intra-EU trade over the past 4 years

After stagnating from the mid-90’s until the end of the 2000’s, intra-EU saw a sharp downward trajectory in the last four years, implying global trading partners have become more important.

By: Giulio Mazzolini Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: August 27, 2014