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Black clouds in the economic horizon

Black clouds in the economic horizon

ÁMBITO FINANCIERO - In January 2006, on the occasion of the use of international reserves to pay the IMF, I published an article warning that it was a very bad idea to get rid of more than $9 billion ...

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Is economic growth slowing down?

Is economic growth slowing down?

EL CRONISTA - The quarterly data of Gross domestic product (GDP) arrives somewhat late. Right now, in March 2018, we only have information for the third quarter of 2017. If we look at this first graph ...

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The nonsense of Commercial Wars

The nonsense of Commercial Wars

Donald Trump revives theories that always ended in greater poverty. During my school years, they never taught me what an oxymoron was, neither at my university years. The first time I read that word, ...

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The dangerous protectionism of Donald Trump

The dangerous protectionism of Donald Trump

He warned us that he would do it. Donald Trump has unleashed a new trade war. He is a confessed mercantilist. We are only at the second skirmish. The first one was insensitively renouncing the Trans-P ...

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10 points to understand Argentine markets and economy

10 points to understand Argentine markets and economy

EL ECONOMISTA - Analysts from local consultants and brokers think about Argentine markets and the economy. Below we’ve made a 10 point summary of the reports. 1) The operators have focused their inter ...

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Argentina looks better from abroad

Argentina looks better from abroad

Ámbito Financiero - It is common to hear or read in the media that the government is angry with local businessmen because they do not invest more. After each trip abroad, President Macri tends to comm ...

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This Threat of a Trade War Is the Opposite of “Drain the Swamp”

This Threat of a Trade War Is the Opposite of “Drain the Swamp”

On Thursday, President Trump made a trade policy announcement, of sorts, with all his usual clarity. Before an audience of steel and aluminum executives, he said he would impose tariffs of 25% on stee ...

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The Fraser Institute release an exciting new project for International Women’s Day

The Fraser Institute release an exciting new project for International Women’s Day

The Fraser Institute new study Women and Progress: Impact of Economic Freedom and Women’s Well-Being assesses how economic freedom, adjusted for gender disparities, improves the lives of women and gir ...

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“A global crisis is approaching and Argentina must be ready for that”

“A global crisis is approaching and Argentina must be ready for that”

La Nación-   Aldo Abram is a man of precise and forceful definitions. As an economist and director of the Libertad y Progreso Foundation, he believes that, in terms of reform of the State, the Governm ...

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Social plans and the mandatory requirement of education

Social plans and the mandatory requirement of education

CRONISTA  - In August of 2013 I published in this same space a note entitled “The greatness of a society is determined by the way in which the needy are treated”. It was based on the fact that many be ...

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