The cost of local services can be a lottery, according to CittadinanzAttiva, Italys Active Citizenship network. A recent study points out discrepancies of up to 150 for services such as health and transport between cities in the same region. Regional trains in Lazio, for example, are among the most expensive in Italy a monthly 35km ticket costing 11 more than in Le Marche. In terms of nursery care, however, Rome is the cheapest city, costing on average four times less than the most expensive, Lecco (in Lombardy). Italys antitrust authority blames these differences on the incomplete liberalisation of markets, pointing that tenders are often no more than a sham that companies with contacts are able to win and retain deals, serving their long-term interests before those of the consumer.
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The Multinational Force and Observers (MFO), an international peacekeeping organization based in Rome, is seeking an Assistant to support the Offices of the Director of Policy, Pla...
Experienced English speaking nanny. I am looking for full-time,part-time nanny job in Rome (north of Rome or central Rome). I was working for English families for more than 10 y...
SERAFICO - Near IFAD - This absolutely splendid and spacious apartment is on the 4th floor of a building on a hill. It feels like being on the top of the world from here. You can...