Aida PA contains contact details and financial information on Communes, Provinces and Mountain Communities.

Key information:

  • Economic and financial information and contact details for 8,100 Communes, 107 Provinces and 370 Mountain Communities
  • Complete history of “Certificati di Rendiconto Consuntivo” classified either for competence and cash going back to 2000
  • Profit and loss and “Conto del Patrimonio”
  • Public Authorities’ stakes in public utilities or other companies
  • Reports of single operations for each public service
  • Istat codification, local population, and number of families
  • More than 100 indices: of autonomy, efficiency, financial independence, profitability and structure.

Financial strength Module
AIDA PA Rating enables users to assess the financial strength of each preferred public authority, for any selected year, comparing ten different accounting metrics.

The values of the selected Commune are compared with the peer group based on the resident population. For each Commune, it provides a trend based on the 10 indicators, representative of different aspects of the public entity management.

Group Rating of Municipally-owned enterprises Module
The Municipal Group Rating, calculated and shown in Aid PA, is the first rating in Italy that enables a summary assessment of the financial strength of a Commune and the corporate group that it owns. For every Municipal authority, Aida PA provides an overall rating of the entire portfolio, or a single company, considering also indirect ownership.

Outlook PA and Alert PA Modules
Outlook PA is a brief financial strength metric that combines information from Alert PA and both Financial strength and Municipal Group rating services. Alert PA is a breakthrough service for qualitative analysis, the only one of its kind in Italy and Europe, and enables you to constantly monitor the financial strength of Public local authorities in Italy.

Financial strength rating and Municipal Group rating were developed by Giuseppe Farneti, professor of general accounting, and Emanuele Padovani, associate professor of public management & accounting at the Department of Corporate studies of the University of Bologna.

Alert PA and Outlook PA were developed by Emanuele Padovani, together with Matteo Buccioli, Peter Perger and Daisy Srl.

How it helps you

  • Search public authorities using over 100 search criteria (such as name, geographic area, local population, revenues and expenditures)
  • Create lists of public authorities and export all information in any electronic format
  • Customise your display and analyses
  • Compare the economic and financial position of local public authorities
  • Monitor an individual institution, and cluster, regarding revenue, expenditure and debt
  • Assess the implementation of the government's economic policies
  • Determine and compare the parameters regarding the internal stability pact
  • Estimate revenue and expenses to look at the option of outsourcing
  • Compare the revenues and costs of a public authority with those provided by public utilities - through the connection to Aida SPL Module, containing public services companies’ financials.
Aida PA is ideal to:
  • Select Public entities through multiple criteria
  • Aggregate data and create customised samples
  • Compare information on a national, regional or provincial level
  • Create customised metrics
  • Create statistics analysis
  • Export all the data in different formats


Aida PA includes information on 8,101 Communes, 107 Provinces and 370 Mountain communities