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New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland are Still the World Champions in Institutional Quality; Chile is Still Ahead in Latin America

New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland are Still the World Champions in Institutional Quality; Chile is Still Ahead in Latin America

 The results of the 2017’s Index of Institutional Quality, carried out by Martín Krause, confirm once again that the world champions for institutional quality are still the same: ...

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Our New Institutional Quality Index Is Here

Our New Institutional Quality Index Is Here

Every year Libertad y Progreso, along with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and RELIAL,  develops an index that measures the state of institutions throughout the world, elaboratin ...

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The Invisible Continent

The Invisible Continent

Cuban exile Carlos Alberto Montaner analyses the role Latin America, and its popuist regimes, play in international politics.  Latin America is, for better or for worst, the invis ...

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Maduro Is Still Dangerous

Maduro Is Still Dangerous

Cuban writer Carlos Alberto Montaner explains why Maduro's regime is a threat to the region. Maduro had to rectify his unconstitutional behavior. Venezuela’s Attorney General, Lui ...

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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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Populism, The New Enemy of Democracy

Populism, The New Enemy of Democracy

    In this article that appeared on both El Pais (Spain) and La Nación (Argentina),  Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa analyzes the threat populism poses to modern liberal de ...

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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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Trump Is Not The Real Danger

Trump Is Not The Real Danger

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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Brexit and Populism´s New Dawn

Brexit and Populism´s New Dawn

An interesting view by Emilio Ocampo on what is happening around the world.   The first era of globalization ended abruptly in the summer of 1914. The second, which started in 198 ...

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