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Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Financial Review - Argentina asked the International Monetary Fund for financing to help stem a five-month-rout in the peso that is sparking a surge in interest rates and threatening to derail the cou ...

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Cambiamos? Economic gradualism does not generate credibility

Cambiamos? Economic gradualism does not generate credibility

The Argentine central bank last Friday raised interest rates by another 675 basis points to 40%. A few weeks ago, Argentina found widespread pressure on emerging markets due to the growing global aver ...

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The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

Last week, we witnessed a true exchange rate as it had not been seen in the country for a long time. In a period of only 5 days, the Central Bank sold 7% of its international reserves, losing nothing ...

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The importance of press freedom

The importance of press freedom

Today, May 3, World Press Freedom Day is celebrated and it is propitious to underline how vital this guarantee means for the survival of the open society. The freedom of the press consecrated and fulf ...

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Freedom of expression and the right to offend

Freedom of expression and the right to offend

Freedom of expression comes badly. Tempted we are, to review its history and its comings and goings in the West, its cradle, but we can not in this opportunity. As a sign of one of the symptoms of its ...

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Macri’s coalition allies turn to rivals as Peronism flounders

Macri’s coalition allies turn to rivals as Peronism flounders

Macri is on course for reelection but has to worry about pleasing a broad coalition that seeks increasing influence over his presidency. Macri appears ready to cruise to reelection, but he now must co ...

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Industry Dynamics and the Minimum Wage: A Putty-Clay Approach

Industry Dynamics and the Minimum Wage: A Putty-Clay Approach

Our research presents two new empirical findings on how the restaurant industry, the largest U.S. employer of low-wage labor, responds to minimum wage hikes. First, exit and entry among limited-servic ...

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Macri and Kirchner differences and similarities in inflation management

Macri and Kirchner differences and similarities in inflation management

In quantitative terms, today's inflation is similar to that of CFK, but qualitatively the thing is very different. Inflation is a monetary phenomenon. When money is excessively abundant, its value fal ...

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Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay, Institutional Quality Champions in Latin America

Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay, Institutional Quality Champions in Latin America

According to the 2018 Institutional Quality Index of the Libertad y Progreso Foundation carried out with the support of the Naumann Foundation and RELIAL and presented yesterday, Chile, Costa Rica and ...

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In spite of everything, Argentina is on the right track

In spite of everything, Argentina is on the right track

Aldo Abram, Director at Libertad y Progreso, referred to the criticism that the national government has received for the increases in tariffs and the gradualism it is applying to changes in economic p ...

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