• Italy in figures

    Italian SMEs at the testing bench of Covid

    The report Cerved PMI 2020 analyzed the financials, demographics, payments, credit scores of 159,ooo Italian SMEs. The results are based on data collected up to October 12, 2020.

  • Books

    Gino&Michele, two masters of Italian comedy

    They witnessed, interpreted and invented some of the most significant breakthroughs of the cultural industry Made in Italy.

    Here you find my interview. 

  • Books

    Sergio Gerasi, the creative hand behind Dylan Dog

    Sergio Gerasi is a prominent Italian cartoonist.

    “Dylan Dog falls in love almost always but never marries. He lives amidst the nightmares of other people, of the  world in general. He is the emblem of the antihero—beautiful and melancholic.”

    I interviewed him on the occasion of the release of his last graphic novel “L’Aida”.

  • Books

    Alda Merini, la poetessa che sa ascoltare il vento

    Alda Merini was an acclaimed Italian poet, born in Milan on the 21st March 1931.

    “Sono nata il ventuno a primavera/ma non sapevo che nascere folle,/aprire le zolle/potesse scatenar tempesta”.

    I met her in 2008. 

  • Movies

    Rose Island

    An idealistic engineer builds his own island off the coast of Italy and declares it a nation, attracting the attention of the world – and the government.

    The movie, titled Rose Island, is based on a true Italian story.

  • Italy in figures

    Censis: “Italy is a squared wheel that does not rotate”

    The Italian research institute presented its annual report on the social condition of the country. Here you can find the main highlights.

  • Italy in figures

    The Italian Healthcare System under the lens

    OASI is the Observatory on Healthcare Organizations and Policies in Italy of CERGAS-SDA Bocconi. It was established in 1998.

    Since 2000, OASI researchers have been publishing an Annual Report. Here you find some highlights from the 2020 edition.

  • Italian recollection

    Italy in their own words

    Every interview I do, every report I read, I collect some impressions and thoughts about Italy.

    You can read them here.