Some articles on economy, italian economy:
... Italy has a market economy characterized by high per capita GDP and low unemployment rates ... In 2012, it was the ninth-largest economy in the world and the fifth-largest in Europe in terms of nominal GDP, and the tenth-largest economy in the world and fourth-largest in ... War II, Italy was rapidly transformed from an agriculture based economy into one of the world's most industrialized nations and a leading country in world trade and exports ...
... Throughout the 1930s, the Italian economy maintained the corporatist model that had been established during the Great Depression ... These foreign interventions required increased military spending, and the Italian economy became increasingly subordinated to the needs of its armed forces ... War II as a member of the Axis powers required the establishment of a war economy ...
Famous quotes containing the words economy and/or italian:
“The basis of political economy is non-interference. The only safe rule is found in the self-adjusting meter of demand and supply. Do not legislate. Meddle, and you snap the sinews with your sumptuary laws.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Master of Trinity: Is he an Italian?
Harold Abrahams: Of Italian extraction, yes.
Master of Trinity: I see.
Harold Abrahams: But not all Italian.
Master of Trinity: Im relieved to hear it.
Harold Abrahams: Hes half-Arab.”
—Colin Welland (b. 1934)