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Where Italy Works An Economic Miracle in the Venetian Hinterlands

The Italian economy is mired in stagnation and many fear Rome may ultimately require an EU bailout. But the region around Venice continues to do surprisingly well, thanks in large part to several family-owned yet globally active companies. Could the model work for the rest of the country?
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan