An Enhanced Relationship Between Taxpayers and Tax Authorities: A Taxpayer Charter of Rights and the European Taxpayers’ Code

Piergiorgio Valente - EU Tax Law and Policy in the 21st Century provides a thorough description of recent and impending developments in EU direct and indirect tax legislation. Major changes in EU tax law demand an analysis of not just the current state of the field but also forthcoming EU-level policy initiatives and their likely implications for taxpayers, regulators, and national legislatures alike.

International policies on energy and climate change

Maurizio Melani - Analisi delle implicazioni per gli sviluppi politici, economici, di sicurezza e ambientale ai livelli globale e regionale, della produzione, del trasporto, della fornitura e del consumo di energia. Esame degli interessi strategici e dei comportamenti dei maggiori attori, delle politiche internazionali durante le diverse fasi delle rivoluzioni industriali e tecnologiche e delle relazioni di potere che ne sono derivate, nonché degli sviluppi nella consapevolezza e nelle conseguenti azioni in merito agli effetti dell’impiego delle diverse fonti di energia sui cambiamenti climatici in corso.

The Challenges for Digital Society: Education and E-Leadership

Stefania Capogna, Alessandro Figus, Stefano Mustica - The way in which digital technologies have transformed our everyday lives is before our eyes. Such technologies now appear to be physical and cognitive prostheses that give meaning and continuity to our daily work, radically redefining the times, the spaces and the ways of our daily living.

Multiculturalism and Ostalgie

Stefano Mustica , Alessandro Figus - “Ostalgie” is coming from a German word referring to nostalgia for aspects of life in East Germany, and not only. It is a new multipurpose and new expression related the German terms “Nostalgie” (nostalgia in Italian) and Ost (East). The collapse of Soviet Union and the Berlin Wall destruction, was the concept protected concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from ‘61 to ’89, It especially divided West and East European countries, the wall cut off West Berlin from almost all of surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until government officials opened it in November 1989.