July 5, 2023

The European social bonds of the “Sure” instrument for labor and income protection: a successful experience as a coordinated and united response to the pandemic crisis

di Germana Di Domenico
Ministero dell’Economia e delle Finanze

The temporary Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (Sure) – aimed at providing financial assistance up to €100 billion in the form of loans from the European union (EU) to those Member States requiring support to face sudden increases in public expenditure for the preservation of employment since 2020 – turned out to be a successful experience not only in terms of protecting both citizens and firms to mitigate the severely negative socio-economic implications of the coronavirus pandemic but also from the viewpoint of solidarity and mutual trust among Member States...
July 5, 2023

An example of shared governance: the Health Information System

di Giuseppe Beato
Federazione nazionale dei dirigenti e delle alte professionalità della funzione pubblica

The study aims at demonstrating that the strategic focus of the design and implementation phase of an Information Technology project and/or database has a huge value in the public sphere.
July 5, 2023

The cultural innovation of public administrations

di Bruno Bolognini
Università di Genova

The article proposes a reflection on Pa executives as agents of change. Adopting “good practices” is not enough to innovate because their application is conditioned by the cultural context that characterizes each organization.
July 5, 2023

The search for synergies between structural funds and recovery and resilience plans. A comparative analysis of Italy

di Adriano d'Onofrio
Master in Management e Politiche delle Pubbliche Amministrazioni – Luiss School of Government

The approval of the temporary recovery instrument “Next Generation EU” and of the Multi Financial Framework for the 2021-2027 period has provided an unprecedented volume of financial resources to the EU Member States.
July 4, 2023

The NRRP as a driver of managerial innovation in the public administration

di Fabrizio Galasso
Dottorato di ricerca in “Scienze Giuridiche e Politiche” (XXXVII Ciclo per l’A. A. 2021/2022) – Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi

Italy, through the Nrpp, is operating a vast program of reforms relating to the public administration, justice, the simplification of the legislation, the tax authorities. One of the most important and incisive reforms, demanded for some time by the European Commission, concerns the public administration.
July 4, 2023

The governance of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan: critical issues and new perspectives

di Michela Giachetti Fantini – ENEA – Agenzia per le nuove tecnologie, l’energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile. The paper examines the governance of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan in order to explore critical issues and new perspectives. The task of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, that will monitor the progress in the implementation of the Plan and will be the only point of contact with the European Commission, is crucial. The “Control Room” under the Prime Minister’s […]
July 4, 2023


The NRRP as a driver of managerial innovation in public institutions. Preliminary assessments, comparative analysis and lessons for the future.
November 9, 2022

The public administration after emergency remote working. Perspectives on the philosophy of innovation

Antonio Iossa
Lepida S.p.A.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on work and organization around the world, forcing thousands of workers into a new dimension of insecurity and of explosion of roles and responsibilities. Public administrations in Italy have dealt with this situation first, in early 2020, giving an extraordinary example of flexibility and resilience, introducing a massive initiative of smart working of over 90% of public workers.
November 9, 2022

A comparative study of Covid-19: a purposeful agent, a myopic political leader

di Christian Ahlgren
NTNU, Trondheim
Irvine Lapsley
University of Edinburgh
Kary Nyland
NTNU, Trondheim

This article offers insights into the Covid-19 Pandemic by comparing the experiences of Norway and the UK. The Norwegian case study has distinctive characteristics. It offers evidence of an agile government at work and evidence of a successful clinical experience with the Norwegian management leading the Covid pandemic. This was a successful approach with low mortality rates and a protected population...