Prometeia Brief - Italy in the Global Economy

Prometeia Brief periodically updates the forecasts of the latest Outlook, with insights on Italy and the global economy.

  • In 2019 Q1, Italian GDP growth turned positive (+0.1% qoq) ending the technical recession of the second half of 2018, but remaining negative year-on-year.
  • Our nowcasting models estimate growth to be at most zero in Q2, consistent with a further reduction in industrial production.

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Stefania Tomasini

Head of Italian econometric models
Prometeia Associazione

Lorena Vincenzi

Head of international econometric models
Prometeia Associazione

Lorenzo Forni

Head of Prometeia Associazione