General affairs, Secretariat and support to the head of the Directorate in the matters of responsibility. Management of personnel, internal transfers to the Directorate, performance evaluation of directors and staff, and assignment of additional compensation, on a basis consistent with the policies and the general guidelines set by the Department of General Administration of Personnel and Services. Compliance matters related to the registration of responsibilities. Administrative proceedings preparatory to the conferral of mandates for consulting and coordinated working relationships with persons outside of the Ministry, and execution, within the limits of the resources assigned, of the contracts and related decrees of approval, with the consensus of the Department of General Administration of Personnel and Services for the purpose of the subsequent administrative-accounting management of the same. Definition of the Directorate's requirements and needs in terms of human resources, training, purchases, and logistics. Planning of the financial resources assigned to the Directorate and calculation of the final balances of said resources. Advisory services, regulatory compliance, disputes, and legal-administrative coordination in matters under the Directorate's responsibility. Compliance matters related to the Directorate's strategic planning, management control and budget. Organisation of the Directorate's national and international events, seminars and meetings (EU Commission, OECD, IMF and other organisations). Coordination of research and related distribution, and managerial coordination of the Directorate's participation in European/ international projects. Contracts, agreements, conventions, decrees and payments for matters falling within of the Directorate's area on responsibility. Relationships with the Tor Vergata University Economics Foundation (FUET) and the Centre for Economics and International Studies (CEIS) at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Organisational coordination of the Directorate's national and international meetings. Working papers and Economic Focus for the Department of the Treasury.
Tel. +39 06 47613936
Fax. +39 06 47614897
Analysis and monitoring regarding the observance of the fiscal rules provided by the Stability and Growth Pact, with particular reference to the estimation of the cyclical component of the economy, the definition of structural balances, and the verification of the expenditure rule, significant deviations, and the debt rule. Management of the model for potential GDP in the short and medium term, for the purposes of monitoring structural balances and for official reporting. Analysis of the short- and medium-term sustainability of the public debt, and the sustainability of the public finances over the long term, with particular regard to healthcare and pension expenditure. Analysis of private pension plans to supplement state pensions, and of the adequacy of the pension systems, including through the use of dynamic micro-simulation models (T-DYMM for the part for which the Office is responsible). Contributions about matters within the remit of the Directorate's responsibility at the time of the preparation of the Stability Programme and other documents provided by Italian and European laws and regulations, and support to the activity of policymakers within the EU Economic Policy Committee (EPC) work groups and the Ecofin Council. Direct participation in the technical groups for population ageing (AWG) and the output gap (OGWG). Support to the Directorate's activity in the relationships with the international organisations, in particular with the IMF, the European Commission, the OECD and the rating agencies, for the matters within the remit of the Office. Relationships with the Parliamentary Budget Office and the State General Accounting Department for the matters within the remit of the Office.
Tel. +39 06 47618339
Fax +39 06 47618340
International macroeconomic analysis for the purpose of formulating official forecasts and assessing economic policies. Analysis of the macroeconomic imbalances and structural problems within the Italian economy. Monitoring of the Italian economic cycle, and its performance by sector. Management of modelling for short-term forecasts. Management of modelling for medium-term forecasts, on the basis of judgmental evaluation methods, comparative evaluation methods, and interaction with forecast frameworks, and the use of simulations based on the Directorate's econometrics models and other quantitative models. Preparation of the macroeconomic scenario for the Italian economy for the purposes of drafting planning documents and supporting the assessments of the Minister and the Director General of the Treasury. Support, to the extent applicable, in the drafting of planning documents. Participation in national and international committees and work groups concerning issues for which the Directorate is responsible, and in particular, participation in the OECD STEP and the EU Expert Meetings, and preparation of the related dossiers. Support to the activity of the Directorate in relationships with international organisations, and in particular, with the IMF, the European Commission, the OECD and the rating agencies for matters within the remit of the Office. Development of macroeconomic research. Relationships with the Parliamentary Budget Office and the State General Accounting Department for matters within the remit of the Office.
Tel. +39 06 47613839
Fax. +39 06 47610478
Technical coordination and drafting of the National Reform Programme (NRP) and fulfilment of the related processes at the EU level. Participation in the EU Lisbon Methodology WG. Macroeconomic forecast scenarios and evaluation of macroeconomic impact of fiscal policies and structural reforms, with the use of quantitative models (ITEM, IGEM, QUEST, OEF and ORANI-IT). Development and maintenance of the quantitative models. Support to the head of the Directorate in the definition of Italy's position in relation to the WP1 and the OECD EPC and the EDRC. Participation in the Interministerial Committee for EU Affairs in relation to the NRP, the EU2020 strategy, competition and Internal Market. Analysis of the structural problems of Italy's economy and the related indicators. Analysis of industrial policy by sector and by region. Economic and regulatory analysis of prices and tariffs. Support, for matters of competence, for the drafting of planning documents. Support for the activity of the Directorate in relationships with international organisations, and in particular, with the IMF, the European Commission, the OECD and the rating agencies for matters for which the Office is competent.
Tel. +39 06 47614527
Fax +39 06 47618340
Analysis of the labour market, of socio-occupational indicators and of wage trends in the framework of the Italian and international economy, including for the relationships with the EU, OECD and IMF, and the related reviews. Monitoring and evaluation of labour market reforms. Participation in inter-institutional technical committees and in the units for coordination of labour and employment issues. Development and management of micro-econometric models for the combined analysis of equity and efficiency on the labour market (distribution impact) of fiscal, social-welfare, and labour-market reforms (ITaxSim). Support and contribution, for matters of competence, for the drafting of planning documents. Participation in national and international committees and Working Groups for matters of competence. Support for the activity of the Directorate in the relationships with the international organisations, and in particular, with the IMF, the European Commission, the OECD and the rating agencies for matters for which the Office is competent.
Dott. Francesco FELICI
Tel. +39 06 47614527
Fax +39 06 47618340
Analysis of public finance in Italy and abroad, with a macroeconomic approach to the various issues, including the aspects of economic and fiscal governance provided for the coordination of the budget policies of the EU Member States. Assessment of the short- and long-term macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy with the use of econometric models. Development of research activities in the areas under the Directorate's responsibility. Technical coordination of work and support, to the extent applicable, for the drafting of the Stability Programme, the Update of the Economic and Financial Document, and the Draft Budgetary Plan. Support to the Directorate's activity in the relationships with the international organisations, and in particular with the IMF, the European Commission, the OECD and the rating agencies for matters within the remit of the Office. Technical coordination of the relationships with the Parliamentary Budget Office.
Tel. +39 06 47618334
Fax +39 06 47614404
Support to the head of the Directorate and to the Director General of the Department of the Treasury in defining Italy's position within the Economic Policy Committee (EPC) of the Ecofin Council and its related working groups. Elaboration of relative dossiers and participation in meetings of the EPC. Activity of liaison between the EPC and the other ECOFIN committees (CEF, CEF-A and ECOFIN). Monitoring of the evolution of EU governance and analysis of related implications. Semi-annual reporting to the Department of the Treasury and Parliament on work done by the Directorate as part of the EPC and its working groups. Head of delegation to EPC working group on energy and climate change. Regulatory and economic analysis on questions related to energy, climate change, environmental markets (green certificates, white certificates, EU-ETS negotiable permits), incentive systems, and green growth. Participation for the Ministry in technical discussions within the Inter-ministerial Committee for EU Affairs (CIAE) and at technical tables set up by other administrations for the coordination of the Italian position with regard to the European decision making process (ascending and descending phases of legislative acts at the EU level). Support in the drafting of planning documents, in line with the competencies of the Office. Support for the activities of the Directorate with regard to international organisations, in particular the European Commission. Preparation of position papers and engagement in research activity on issues for which the Office is competent.
Tel. +39 06 47613916
Fax +39 06 47618340
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