Working Papers

The Working Papers series contains policy papers or technical and institutional analyses conducted by the PBO, with the collaboration of independent experts where appropriate. The Working Papers seek to explore in greater detail specific issues relevant to the institutional work of the PBO.




Working Paper no. 2/2022

Temporal efficiency in the construction of public works in Italy

by Giuseppe Francesco Gori, Patrizia Lattarulo e Nicola Carmine Salerno


Working Paper no. 1/2022

The Quota 100 mechanism three years after its launch

by Marco Corsaletti, Maria Rosaria Marino, Valentina Ricci, Nicola Carmine Salerno, Gianfranco Santoro, Federica Sciarretta and Lorenzo Toffoli


Working Paper no. 2/2021

Assessing Italy’s public debt dynamics in the medium term with the PBO framework: Illustrative scenario analysis for the post-Covid period

by Cecilia Gabbriellini, Gianluigi Nocella and Flavio Padrini


Working Paper no. 1/2021

Government Debt Deleveraging in the EMU

by Alexandre Lucas Cole, Chiara Guerello and Guido Traficante


Working Paper no. 2/2020

Procurement in public works in the light of recent reforms

by Giuseppe Francesco Gori, Lucio Landi and Patrizia Lattarulo


Working Paper no. 1/2018

Fiscal Multipliers in Abnormal Times: the Case of a Model of the Italian Economy

by Sergio De Nardis and Carmine Pappalardo


Working Paper no. 3/2017

The PBO analytical and forecasting model for interest expenditure

by Cecilia Gabbriellini and Corrado Pollastri


Working Paper no. 2/2017

Which gap? Alternative estimations of potential output and the output gap in the Italian economy

by Cecilia Frale and Sergio De Nardis


Working Paper no. 1/2017

Standard funding requirements and fiscal capacities in the equalisation system for municipalities

by Emilia Marchionni, Corrado Pollastri e Alberto Zanardi


Working Paper no. 1/2016

Investment incentives in the 2016 Stability Act

by Francesca Gastaldi, Maria Grazia Pazienza and Corrado Pollastri


Working Paper no. 1/2015

Estimation of potential GDP and the output gap: analysis of a number of critical issues

by Marco Fioramanti, Flavio Padrini and Corrado Pollastri