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Institutional quality index 2018

Institutional quality index 2018

Since the beginning of the current government, the country has climbed 23 places in total, and can continue to climb the table, according to experts; the fight against corruption, an important factor ...

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Argentina was the richest country in the world

Argentina was the richest country in the world

Disponible en español The recent update of the Maddison Project data states that Argentina ranked No. 1 in the GDP per capita ranking in the years 1895 and 1896. In the textbook "Economics", written b ...

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Russia, China flee from Venezuelan refineries fearing imminent collapse

Russia, China flee from Venezuelan refineries fearing imminent collapse

Russia and China, allied countries of the dictatorship in Venezuela, declined taking over the Venezuelan refineries of Paraguaná, as the Maduro regime had offered. Both countries realized that Venezue ...

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Populism: A Global Menace

Populism: A Global Menace

Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS In an article written a year ago, Peruvian writer, erstwhile politician and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa argued that the main threat to the survival of liberal demo ...

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To change Argentina, first we have to love it

To change Argentina, first we have to love it

We, liberals, want to change Argentina. And I am sure that we also love our country. Tension is unavoidable. We love something we want to change. We understand that, as we are, we are doing very badly ...

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After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

Raúl Castro leaves the presidency of the State Council to Miguel Díaz-Canel on Thursday April 19. Officially, Cuba has a government appointed by the Parliament. Actually, the government is a family di ...

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Are we at the return of Mao and Stalin?

Are we at the return of Mao and Stalin?

El COMERCIO - On Sunday 18th, the international press reported that Vladimir Putin won the Russian elections by receiving 76.7% of the vote. "There is no doubt that Putin is extremely popular among Ru ...

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Should Argentina modify the National Statistics Agency?

Should Argentina modify the National Statistics Agency?

It has circulated in different media these days that the current government administration has the purpose of establishing a new INDEC (National Statistics Agency) to replace the existing one. The int ...

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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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