Counting the Cost

Can Mario Draghi put a stop to Italy’s economic decline?

Italy’s economy has deep-rooted issues but its new prime minister has a reputation for turning around hopeless causes.

As the European debt crisis spread across the continent, threatening its biggest southern economies, one man helped steer efforts to save the euro.

With his promise to do “whatever it takes”, Mario Draghi – the then-president of the European Central Bank – managed to throw water on the market’s raging fire.

We talk to Angelica Donati, chief executive of Donati Immobiliare, about Draghi’s Italian economic challenge.

Plus, Libya has a unified government after a decade of turmoil. Tarik Yousef, a board member of Libya’s central bank, tell us how much it would cost to rebuild the country.