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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 ...

Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

  AMBITO FINANCIERO - After the "recalibration" of the inflation goals, going from a ceiling of 12% for 2018 to a target of 15% that approached the consensus projected by the anal ...

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Economic freedom is, by definition, expansive of creativity and human entrepreneurship.

Economic freedom is, by definition, expansive of creativity and human entrepreneurship.

Often, in debates about economics and politics, liberals are accused of wanting to "adjust people." We have to recognize it. Maybe we have some responsibility because if we are an ...

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Ricardo López Murphy: “Gradualism is much more expensive than an initial correction”

Ricardo López Murphy: “Gradualism is much more expensive than an initial correction”

INFOBAE - The former Minister of Economy for the Alliance, Ricardo Lopez Murphy, analyzed the sharp drop in share prices in Argentina and the world in recent weeks, along with a p ...

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Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

AT THE height of summer, workers bundled up in blue snowsuits are hauling boxes of ice lollies in and out of freezers at a small factory near Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital. Th ...

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Eradicate poverty, do not demolish wealth

Eradicate poverty, do not demolish wealth

By the time you finish reading this article, if you reach the end, about six hundred people from all over the world would have come out of poverty. In 1990 35% of the world popula ...

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Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

The Central Bank of Argentina has reaped nothing but failures throughout its history. Since its founding in 1935, inflation has averaged 55 percent per year. Since its issuance by ...

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Currently in Argentina, there are no inflation goals

Currently in Argentina, there are no inflation goals

La Nación - The ideal system for a country, that lived for a long time with strong price rises and doesn’t have a reliable indicator of its variation, is that of inflation goals s ...

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In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In his book "Denationalization of money" Hayek deals with the issue of monetary policy and makes a proposal of "currency competition", whose discussion is appropriate in every cou ...

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Subsidies fall but state spending continues to rise

Subsidies fall but state spending continues to rise

Translated from La Nación - Soon after announcing the last increase in prices of trains and buses, the Minister of Transport, Guillermo Dietrich, admitted that in spite of these i ...

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Argentina’s Outlook for 2018

Argentina’s Outlook for 2018

Argentina is entering president Macri’s third year in office: it appears it will be in tune with the end of the previous year, with the economy growing at a rate of 3%, with somew ...

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