Author: Wolfango Piccoli

Wolfango Piccoli

Wolf Piccoli

Dr Wolf Piccoli – Europe political risk analyst specializing in the politics of Turkey, Italy, and Greece. He co-leads Teneo’s geopolitical risk advisory group, and serves as director of research. As part of the firm’s consulting services, he advises the CIOs and CEOs of a select group of asset managers and several of the world’s largest multinational corporations.… Read the rest

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EUROPE: The politics of new outbreaks

In this piece, we provide an overview of how selected European governments are dealing with new coronavirus outbreaks. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss any of the countries mentioned in more detail.Read the rest

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EUROPE: Alongside the virus, institutional capacity issues resurface

Medical capacities

The first and most immediate variant is the question of medical capacity. In a special briefing one day prior to the government’s statement, the UK’s chief scientific and medical officers had warned that 50,000 daily cases were possible within the coming weeks if the current increase in new infections could not be slowed down.… Read the rest

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GREECE: A tough summer season

  • Data emerging from the tourism sector suggests that this industry is likely to see little action this summer despite the good management of the Covid-19 crisis.
  • While the noise about early elections in the Autumn is recurrent, this scenario remains unlikely.
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EUROPE: Political risks to managing second waves

  • Countries that have loosened restrictions for more than two weeks have not seen a dramatic increase in cases, but localized outbreaks are becoming more and more common.
  • The broad public support for lockdowns might not exist anymore in a possible second wave, which might lead governments to delay restrictive measures.
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EUROPE: Political risks to managing second waves

  • Countries that have loosened restrictions for more than two weeks have not seen a dramatic increase in cases, but localized outbreaks are becoming more and more common.
  • The broad public support for lockdowns might not exist anymore in a possible second wave, which might lead governments to delay restrictive measures.
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