Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi gestures as he talks during a pre-election congress of the Party of European Socialist (PES) in Rome (REUTERS/Remo Casilli).
Renzi’s EU Challenges and U.S. Interests
March 4, 2014,
Italy's newly appointed prime minister, Matteo Renzi, has promised to work towards the relaxation of the austerity course that has dominated EU economic policy during the euro crisis. Riccardo Alcaro looks at whether Renzi can really make a difference and tilt the balance in favor of more flexible fiscal rules.