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Tuesday , 23 April 2019

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It’s Groundhog Day in Argentina

It’s Groundhog Day in Argentina

Paraphrasing Aristotle, one could say that countries succeed in one way, but fail in many. We have the temptation to explain a crisis, a failure, in terms of a single source; it is simpler and somehow ...

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Why should we care about the speed of circulation of money

Why should we care about the speed of circulation of money

The bid between the exchange rate and the level of interest rates characterizes the current monetary and exchange rate policy. Any attempt to reduce the rate finds an audience that reacts by abandonin ...

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Institutional Quality Index 2019

Institutional Quality Index 2019

After 2018 with an improvement of 19 places, in 2019 the country improved 7 places; Between 2017 and 2019 it went from position 142 to 112; populism hinders the progress in the region. The long shadow ...

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Meet the Candidates: Argentina

Meet the Candidates: Argentina

By AQ - Macri and Kirchner are garnering the most attention ahead of Argentina's October vote. But there's room for a dark horse. Election Date: Oct. 27 Format: Two rounds. If no candidate receives at ...

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The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown

The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown

In all corners of the globe, warning signs are flashing about the state of the economy. The IMF recently downgraded its forecast for global economic growth for the fourth time in nine months. We are n ...

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Roberto Lavagna: I would honour deal with IMF – but renegotiate it

Roberto Lavagna: I would honour deal with IMF – but renegotiate it

Former economy minister, who has yet to confirm he will definitely run for the presidency in October, clarifies position in meeting with foreign press in Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires Times - Roberto Lav ...

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Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - María Rosales, 39, is one of millions of less affluent Argentines locked out of the traditional financial sector. The former cruise ship worker lost her job in 2015 and has re ...

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OECD calls on Argentina to deepen ‘ambitious economic reforms’

OECD calls on Argentina to deepen ‘ambitious economic reforms’

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on Argentina to deepen its economic and structural reforms, warning President Mauricio Macri that the nation must not "rever ...

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The International Monetary Fund by Ian Vásquez

The International Monetary Fund by Ian Vásquez

My name is Ian Vásquez and I direct the Project on Global Economic Liberty at the Cato Institute. I would like to thank Chairman Bachus for inviting me to testify before the U.S. House of Representati ...

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Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Forbes - This week, Argentina released its February inflation statistics. Inflation spiked, again. Indeed, the official annual inflation rate jumped to 51.3%/yr. While this spike caught most observers ...

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