Banca d’Italia – Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica
Dr. Andrea Lamorgese – Director
Via Nazionale 91 – 00184 Roma
The Bank of Italy is the central bank of the Republic of Italy. It is a public-law institution regulated by national and European legislation. It is an integral part of the Eurosystem, which is made up of the national central banks of the euro area and the European Central Bank.
The Bank pursues aims in the general interest in the sector of money and finance: price stability, the stability and efficiency of the financial system, and the other duties entrusted to it by Italian law.
As regards supervision, the Bank of Italy is the competent national authority for the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) for banks. As regards to resolution, Bank of Italy is the competent National Resolution Authority (NRA) that performs the tasks envisaged by the Single Resolution Mechanism.
The Directorate General for Economics, Statistics and Research carries out research and analysis on cyclical developments, forecasting scenarios, and developments in the money, credit and financial markets; on the world economy and on the Italian one, in particular on its real structure and geographical configuration, on the public finances, and on structural and budgetary economic policies, including in a historical perspective.