News 2020
January
  • World Bank: presentation of results of the FIAS Mid-Term Evaluation at the FIAS Steering Committee held in Washington.
  • European Commission: launch of the evaluation of the Aid Program to the Turkish Cypriot community commissioned by DG REFORM.
February
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati completes the evaluation of the EU Info Centers in the Neighborhood region commissioned by DG NEAR (Coffey lead firm).
  • Cyprus: first visit to Nicosia/Lefkoşa for the evaluation of the Aid Program to the Turkish Cypriot community commissioned by DG REFORM.
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati completes the study on the EU Single Window environment for customs commissioned by DG TAXUD (Oxford Research lead firm).
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati completes the study on the Impact Assessment Study on Common Chargers of Portable Devices commissioned by DG GROW (Ipsos lead firm).  
March
  • Italy: published the Corona Numbers Note #1 on the employment effects of government's pandemic containment measures.
  • Quality Certification: Economisti Associati's quality management system successfully audited by DNV-GL and duration of current ISO 9001: 2015 certificate extended to 2021.  
April
  • Italy: published the Corona Numbers Note #2, with revised estimates of the employment effects of government's pandemic containment measures.
  • World Bank Group: completed the evaluation of the FIAS and BEED programs.
May
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati asked to provide additional support to DG TAXUD for the preparation of the IA for the EU Single Window environment for customs (Oxford Research lead firm).
  • World Bank Group: findings of Economisti Associati's mid-term evaluation extensively quoted in the FIAS 2019 Annual Report.
  • Anti-contagion Safety Plan In line with relevant legislation, adopted Anti-contagion Safety Plan applicable to Economisti Associati and Consorzio Italiano Consulenti personnel, partners and board members as well as to any visitor and supplier.
  • Steel Sector: Economisti Associati cooperates with CEPS on the 'Clean Steel Partnership' project.
June
  • European Commission: virtual workshop with Member States representatives for the study on energy taxation indicators commissioned by DG TAXUD.
  • World Bank Group: Economisti Associati awarded a contract for the strategic review of the Conflict Affected States in Africa initiative.  
  • Madagascar/IFC: Economisti Associati awarded a contract for the rapid assessment of the Madagascar Investment Climate Reform Program.
  • European Countries: published the Corona Numbers Note #3, with an assessment of territorial patterns in COVID-19 mortality in France, Spain, Italy and the UK.
  • World Bank Group: findings of Economisti Associati’s mid-term evaluation extensively quoted in the FIAS 2019 Annual Report.
July
  • COVID-19: paper on territorial patterns in mortality in Italy, France, Spain and UK published in medRxiv.  
  • Cyprus: survey of beneficiaries of EU scholarships for the evaluation of the Aid Program to the Turkish Cypriot community commissioned by DG REFORM.
  • European Commission: completed the study on specific tax regimes for outermost regions belonging to France and Spain commissioned by DG TAXUD.
August
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a new contract by DG TAXUD for the interim evaluation of the Union Customs Code (Oxford Research lead firm).
September
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a new contract by DG DIGIT for evaluation and impact assessment of selected interoperability initiatives (CEPS lead firm).  
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a new contract by DG GROW for the impact assessment of measures concerning wireless charging technologies (Fraunhofer lead firm).
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a new contract by DG TAXUD for the final evaluation of the Customs 2020 Program (TetraTech lead firm).
  • COVID-19: presentation on territorial patterns in mortality in Italy, France, Spain and UK at the 5th Debate COVID-19 Forecast and Prediction.
October
  • European Commission: Economisti Associati awarded a new contract by DG TAXUD for studies on VAT in the digital age.
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a new contract by DG FISMA for a study on the Audit Directive and the Audit Regulation (Milieu lead firm).
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a new contract by DG GROW for the impact assessment of measures on mobile phones and other portable devices (Ipsos lead firm).