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Saturday , 21 September 2019

Category: Economy

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  • We Are All Entrepreneurs: Part II

    We Are All Entrepreneurs: Part II

    By Lic. Federico Esteban Herrera, Federalismo y Libertad. The components of human action   Continuing with our discussion from the previous article (We are all entrepreneurs: ...

  • A Dollar for Argentina

    A Dollar for Argentina

    Wall Street Journal - Argentina is back in the soup, as it so often is. The prospect that Peronists might retake power has Argentines fleeing the peso for dollars, and on Monday th ...

  • We Are All Entrepreneurs: Part I

    We Are All Entrepreneurs: Part I

    By Lic. Federico Esteban Herrera, Federalismo y Libertad. Being an entrepreneur is often associated with being evil, greedy and cold-hearted, and is related to the willingness to d ...

  • Argentina seeks to restructure $101bn of debt

    Argentina seeks to restructure $101bn of debt

    Financial Times, Aug 29 - Argentina’s embattled government will ask its creditors including the IMF for more time to pay off $101bn of debts, as the country struggles to avoid a ni ...

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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