Why do Italian Governments Collapse so Often?

With the latest political turmoil in Italy, Adam and Cameron consider a bewildering data point: The country has had 67 governments in the past 75 years. Why are Italian politics so chronically unstable and what does the economy have to do with it?Later in the show: The economics of food insecurity. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Foreign Policy economics columnist Adam Tooze, a history professor and a popular author, is encyclopedic about basically everything: from the COVID shutdown, to climate change, to pasta sauce. On our new podcast, Tooze and FP deputy editor Cameron Abadi will look at two data points each week that explain the world: one drawn from the week’s headlines and the other from just about anywhere else Tooze takes us. Check out Adam Tooze’s column at https://foreignpolicy.com/author/adam-tooze/. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.