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  • 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 seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

    Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

    Financial Review - Argentina asked the International Monetary Fund for financing to help stem a five-month-rout in the peso that is sparking a surge in interest rates and threateni ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 IM ...

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Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Financial Review - Argentina asked the International Monetary Fund for financing to help stem a five-month-rout in the peso that is sparking a surge in interest rates and threaten ...

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Macri’s coalition allies turn to rivals as Peronism flounders

Macri’s coalition allies turn to rivals as Peronism flounders

Macri is on course for reelection but has to worry about pleasing a broad coalition that seeks increasing influence over his presidency. Macri appears ready to cruise to reelectio ...

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Industry Dynamics and the Minimum Wage: A Putty-Clay Approach

Industry Dynamics and the Minimum Wage: A Putty-Clay Approach

Our research presents two new empirical findings on how the restaurant industry, the largest U.S. employer of low-wage labor, responds to minimum wage hikes. First, exit and entry ...

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Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay, Institutional Quality Champions in Latin America

Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay, Institutional Quality Champions in Latin America

According to the 2018 Institutional Quality Index of the Libertad y Progreso Foundation carried out with the support of the Naumann Foundation and RELIAL and presented yesterday, ...

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Institutional quality index 2018

Institutional quality index 2018

Since the beginning of the current government, the country has climbed 23 places in total, and can continue to climb the table, according to experts; the fight against corruption, ...

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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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