Photo Gallery: Crisis, What Crisis?
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Photo Gallery: Crisis, What Crisis?

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Too Cash-Strapped for a Boom How Italy's Permanent Crisis Saved It from the Downturn

In theory, Italy, with its huge public debt, should be one of the euro zone's problem children. In reality, the country has come through the current crisis relatively unscathed. Can the rest of Europe learn something from its southern neighbor?
Von Beat Balzli, Fiona Ehlers und Marc Hujer
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen