7 in 10 Italians long for good old days - report

CENSIS study says economic crisis has left deep mark

(ANSA) - Rome, September 26 - Most Italians long for the good old days, according to a report released on Wednesday.
    The study by the CENSIS institute, produced with the support of supermarket chain Conad, said that seven out of 10 people in Italy think life was better in the past.
    It said the economic crisis that started in 2008 left a deep mark in terms of lower expectations, consumer spending and investment and higher levels of inequality and resentment. The report also said that 95% of Italians are convinced that it is necessary to have the right connections to get ahead in life.


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