Wednesday , 22 November 2017

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  • The Challenge of Development

    The Challenge of Development

    Our Executive Director Aldo Abram writes about the necessary reforms for Portfolio Personal.    It is paramount for this government to understand that Argentina's main problem is e ...

  • Our New Video is Here

    Our New Video is Here

    See our new video on tax policy and the reduction of public spending here! ...

  • “It Promotes a Financial Bicycle”

    “It Promotes a Financial Bicycle”

    Our director Aldo Abram talks financial policy in Página 12. The Central Bank continues to face criticism from different sectors because of the rise in the interest rate. Economist ...

  • Bitcoin: A Boom in  Danger of Collapsing

    Bitcoin: A Boom in Danger of Collapsing

    Agustín Etchebarne, our general director, explains the Bitcoin phenomenom     Bitcoin is undoubtedly a disruptive technology, the great idea of ​​creating a virtual fiduciary ...

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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You Can´t Tame the Deficit with Laws that Freeze Public Spending or Try to Ensure  Fiscal Responsibility

You Can´t Tame the Deficit with Laws that Freeze Public Spending or Try to Ensure Fiscal Responsibility

Increasing tax pressure, taking on debt and issuing money are the three ways, all of them destructive, to continue holding the current level of public spending. The extraordinary ...

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