Who Rules Italy? The P ower of Wasting Time. July 2013

“Who rules Italy?” Knowing the answer to this question is important to providing investors with a sense of how the country really works and allowing any serious reform project a chance to succeed. But understanding the dynamics of Italian politics is a difficult exercise, and even the country’s elites tend to hold hazy views of the power structure. Let’s take a look at each of the major players in Italian politics to see how much leverage they actually possess. http://www.economonitor.com/limes/files/2013/07/LIMES_03Jul20131.pdf