President Pavoncello Quoted in Time Magazine and Wall Street Journal
John Cabot University President Pavoncello was recently quoted in Time Magazine in a feature on Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti’s difficult position, in the face of decreasing popular support, rising political opposition and unstable markets.
President Pavoncello spoke of how, despite all the difficulties, Monti’s government remains Italy’s best bet for getting out of the financial crisis, given the lack of credible alternatives. He also noted that Monti’s power as PM partly also lies in the fact that Italian politicians are aware that, should Monti’s government fall, it may further weaken the economy and decrease the markets’ confidence.
President Pavoncello has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and is a leading analyst of Italian politics. He is also a well-known media commentator on Italian affairs, a contributor to major international newspapers, and appears regularly on radio and television networks. He was also recently featured in the Wall Street Journal, in an article on the Euro-zone crisis and the tension between Germany and Mediterranean countries such as Spain, Italy and France over proposed rescue plans.