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  • A new federal co-participation law should be sanctioned

    A new federal co-participation law should be sanctioned

    In exclusive dialogue with La Mañana, the economist Aldo Abram, executive director of the Foundation "Libertad y Progreso", said that the national government should use the funds o ...

  • Tough lessons from populism in argentina

    Tough lessons from populism in argentina

    President of Argentina Mauricio Macri attends the plenary session at the VIII Summit of the Americas, in Lima, Peru, 14 April 2018. The Summit of the Americas, which gathers heads ...

  • The Argentine Peso’s Death Spiral

    The Argentine Peso’s Death Spiral

    A sharp selloff of the Argentine peso is sparking new inflation fears in South America’s second-largest economy. For a country that is heavily dependent on foreign capital and has ...

  • Why has Argentina called in the IMF?

    Why has Argentina called in the IMF?

    It was an announcement Mauricio Macri hoped never to have to make. On May 8th Argentina’s exhausted-looking president declared that Argentina was seeking a credit line from the IMF ...

Argentina was the richest country in the world

Argentina was the richest country in the world

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 by ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 loo ...

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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 r ...

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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 hav ...

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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, Presiden ...

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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 t ...

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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 t ...

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Lessons From Inflation-targeting Regimes

Lessons From Inflation-targeting Regimes

Inflation targeting is probably the most widely-known policy adopted by central banks around the world. Under an inflation-targeting regime, the government (usually the central ba ...

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