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Wednesday , 17 July 2019

Category: Economy

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  • The EU-Mercosur deal is a chance to put consumers first

    The EU-Mercosur deal is a chance to put consumers first

    CAPX - The free trade agreement between the European Union and the South American trading bloc Mercosur (namely Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay) should be celebrated by co ...

  • Investors warm to brighter signs from Argentina

    Investors warm to brighter signs from Argentina

    FINANCIAL TIMES - Not long ago markets had a giant “sell” on Argentina. The currency was tumbling, inflation was spiralling and stocks were going nowhere, as concerns mounted over ...

  • Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

    Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

    South America ́s second largest country is in the international spotlight once more. Is collision imminent or is there light at the end of the tunnel? If you ́re a millennial, ther ...

  • EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade

    EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade

    European Comission - The European Union and Mercosur reached today a political agreement for an ambitious, balanced and comprehensive trade agreement. The new trade framework - par ...

Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

Moral hazard, easy money, and cheap credit have never produced good results. History is littered with examples of financial disaster brought about by monetary manipulation origina ...

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Without Fiscal Adjustments, We Will Suffer Inflation and Stagnation

Without Fiscal Adjustments, We Will Suffer Inflation and Stagnation

The writer, Emilio Ocampo is economist who holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and taught emerging markets economy at NYU Stern. He is also the writer of several books on ...

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Why Argentina Must Learn the Virtues of Economic Orthodoxy

Why Argentina Must Learn the Virtues of Economic Orthodoxy

  Orthodoxy is, according to the first definition of the Royal Spanish Academy, “conformity with generally accepted doctrines or practices.” Those in the economics profession and ...

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Argentina’s Central Bank: An Entity That Doesn’t Accept It’s Own Money?

Argentina’s Central Bank: An Entity That Doesn’t Accept It’s Own Money?

 Argentina's Central Bank refuses to take cash. This may seem odd since it is not reasonable that a currency issuer does not accept the currency it issues itself. However, monetar ...

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Hood Robin Protectionism: Taking From the People to Give to the Rich

Hood Robin Protectionism: Taking From the People to Give to the Rich

 Our director Aldo Abram explains why protectionism hurts everyone.     The pressure from sectors that compete with imports for the government to protect them keeps increasing. Th ...

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“The Economic Situation Will Improve”

“The Economic Situation Will Improve”

  Economist Agustín Etchebarne was interviewed by Mauro Viale at A24, where he declared that “the current economic situation will improve slightly throughout the year, not as much ...

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Ten Fundamental Laws of Economics

Ten Fundamental Laws of Economics

In the midst of so many economic fallacies being repeatedly seemingly without end, it may be helpful to return to some of the most basic laws of economics. Here are ten of them th ...

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Protectionism: A Trap for the US

Protectionism: A Trap for the US

  This article by our executive director Aldo Abram originally appeared in Ambito Financiero and explains why protectionism ends up preventing growth.  Ever since Donald Trump won ...

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Exchange Rate Appreciation or Cheap Dollars: Who is to Blame?

Exchange Rate Appreciation or Cheap Dollars: Who is to Blame?

By Aldo Abram, Executive Director, Fundación Libertad y Progreso.-   Whenever someone is looking for whom to blame for the 2015/16 economic crisis their finger tends to point towa ...

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Argentina´s Total Public Debt Will Add Up to US $303.000 Million, or 58,8% of Its GDP

Argentina´s Total Public Debt Will Add Up to US $303.000 Million, or 58,8% of Its GDP

                                An investigation carried out by economist Julio Pierkarz signals the total public debt Macri´s administration has received, taking into account tri ...

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