Is Italy on the Pathway for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals?
In this paper, we investigate the current well-being and the future sustainability of Italy. A general equilibrium model is used to estimate the future evolution according to different scenarios in which selected policies are identified in order to evaluate their potential contribution to the SDG achievement. We provide evidence that in a scenario business-as-usual, Italy will not improve significantly its level of well-being. However, with a set of policies specifically targeted in 2030, the Italian sustainability would increase remarkably especially if all policies were implemented simultaneously.
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