An analysis of air market trends in Europe. The Alitalia paradox: any solution?

Title An analysis of air market trends in Europe. The Alitalia paradox: any solution? Author Riccardo Toso Abstract The following study wants to analyse the economic and managerial causes which have affected Italian carrier, Alitalia, in the last years. From the niche literature, some further evidence on its economic impact is provided: why the air […]

The history of Italo and the benefits of competition in the Italian HSR sector

Authors Andrea Giuricin, Roberto Tosatti Abstract The purpose of this study, divided in three different parts, is to represent the evolution of the Italian high-speed railway (HSR) sector from the origin to the competition phase, focusing attention on the non-public competitor, Italo, recently became an American company. In the first part of the study will […]

Sell it, close it or restructure it? Scenarios of  the extraordinary administration of Alitalia

Author Ugo Arrigo Abstract The aim of the study is to analyse the prospects for resolving Alitalia’s crisis and to assess the various options of the government and of the company’s administration. There are three possible outcomes: the first is to sell Alitalia, the second is to close it, and the third is to restructure […]

Effectiveness of Energy Efficiency Certificates as Drivers for Industrial Energy Efficiency Projects

The efficiency of policies in steering the implementation of energy efficiency (EE) projects has multiple implications including economic opportunity such as reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, security of supply, technological development opportunity for industry. One of the key new instruments foreseen to support EE improvements is the EE certificate (EEC). Focusing on the industrial business […]

Smart metering projects: an interpretive framework for successful implementation

The energy sector has significantly changed in recent years and has introduced new challenges, especially for policymakers and distribution system operators (DSOs). Among other challenges, there is the management of the smart metering (SM; abbreviation also used for smart meter) technologies and their rollout. Several SM implementation projects have been initiated throughout Europe because of […]

Alitalia and the Italian airline market over the period  2004-2016

Alitalia and the Italian airline market over the period  2004-2016 Ugo Arrigo, Andrea Battaglia, Giacomo Di Foggia Abstract This paper summarizes the characteristics of the Italian air transport market in the period 2004-2016 and the role played by Alitalia. It also analyzes the main industrial and economic results of the national carrier, comparing the costs […]

Circular economy: economic impacts of higher material recycling targets

The circular economy requires well-functioning waste management systems. In this regards, packaging waste management (PWM) plays a key role. The Italian PWM system bases on a consortium with operate in compliance with the extended producer responsibility. The key financial mechanism ruling the functioning of the system is the so-called environment contribution. This paper draws up […]

Municipal solid waste collection service in Italy: efficiency analysis and a proposal for regulation

Authors Massimo Beccarello, Giacomo Di Foggia Abstract In Italy, costs related to the waste collection and disposal service are financed by the tax on waste (TARI). Nevertheless, the lack of an organic and centralised regulatory framework has determined heterogeneous economic performances of operators within different optimal territorial contexts (ATO). This analysis aims to estimate both […]

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