Prometeia Discussion Note

Every quarter Prometeia contributes to the economic and financial debate with economic policy assessments and sparks.

Why Eurozone needs a safe asset

The euro area lacks a euro-denominated safe asset shared by all member States and this is one of its major shortcomings. While such an asset would contribute to a more integrated financial market and support the euro as a global currency, so far it lacked political support. 

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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