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February 21, 2012

Moms, Jobs and Bamboccioni

Judith Harris
A Scene from the Movie "Tanguy", the Adult Refusing to Grow Up

A much debated issue has been the center of many discussions recently, the so-called "bamboccioni" are the young Italian adults who still live at home with their parents, cuddled...

February 11, 2012

America Loves Monti—and just maybe, so does Italy

Judith Harris

A subtle and sober intellectual economist in a discreet blue suit, the new "emergency premier" marks a departure from the recent Italian past. For one, he is hailed and respected...

February 6, 2012

Mr. Monti Takes a Verbal Tumble

Judith Harris
Examinations for a guaranteed lifetime job

Italy’s suave emergency premier Mario Monti has floated on a wave of extraordinary popularity until last week, when a wisecrack he made about the labor market upstaged even the...