Table: Has Berlusconi Lost His Appetite for Change?

PRIVATIZATION

Plans to sell stakes in state-owned companies are on hold, and efforts to spur competition in vital sectors such as energy, transport, and telecom have flagged.

LABOR REFORMS

Gave up on major overhaul of labor law that would have made it easier to fire workers. Some more modest measures are under debate.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Billions of dollars in promised investment in aging infrastructure--including railways and highways--has been delayed.

Data: BusinessWeek

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