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Wednesday , 22 May 2019

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Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - María Rosales, 39, is one of millions of less affluent Argentines locked out of the traditional financial sector. The former cruise ship worker lost her j ...

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OECD calls on Argentina to deepen ‘ambitious economic reforms’

OECD calls on Argentina to deepen ‘ambitious economic reforms’

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on Argentina to deepen its economic and structural reforms, warning President Mauricio Macri that the n ...

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Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Forbes - This week, Argentina released its February inflation statistics. Inflation spiked, again. Indeed, the official annual inflation rate jumped to 51.3%/yr. While this spike ...

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Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

To say that all is not going well with the Argentine economy would be a gross understatement. Argentine inflation keeps rising, the economy continues to sink, and the currency is ...

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Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

VERDICT - Over the last year, Argentina’s economy has weathered endless economic and political storms, but e-commerce has defied all expectations. After a year of hardship, which ...

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Economists criticized Macri and said the country is worse off than in 2015

Economists criticized Macri and said the country is worse off than in 2015

You can read this article in Spanish here Diario de la Pampa - Economists criticized on Friday the speech of President Mauricio Macri before the Legislative Assembly and pointed o ...

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Three failures (MMT, statism, Keynesianism) and a (monetarist) success

Three failures (MMT, statism, Keynesianism) and a (monetarist) success

ECONLIB - The Great Inflation lasted from 1966 through 1981, or perhaps the early 1990s, if you wait until inflation had reached a roughly 2% trend. But I’ll focus on 1982 as the ...

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Policy Clash Makes Argentina Own Worst Enemy on Inflation

Policy Clash Makes Argentina Own Worst Enemy on Inflation

Bloomberg - Argentina’s two core policies to appease investors -- a tight monetary policy and a faster rollback of subsidies -- are at odds with each other when it comes to slowin ...

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Argentina, from rich country to poor country

Argentina, from rich country to poor country

In the first third of the 20th century, it was one of the ten wealthiest countries in the world, today it is 63 (IMF, 2017). Why? The answer is socialism. Argentina is one of the ...

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‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

Spanish version here As human civilization progressed; we can see now that many environmental risks are being mitigated. The root cause of this change is due primarily to a cultur ...

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