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Electoral Dance

Electoral Dance

On Sunday Argentina went through primaries for October’s midterm elections, and the big news was the continuous success of the Cambiemos alliance. Cambiemos performed much better ...

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Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn’t Either

Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn’t Either

  In September 2016,  I published an article for this webpage entitled "Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn't Either" in which I predicted that the ambitious and lau ...

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ROSENDO FRAGA: “Cambiemos Chances of Winning are Around 60%, but Cristina may Still Improve Her Performance and Win the Election”

ROSENDO FRAGA: “Cambiemos Chances of Winning are Around 60%, but Cristina may Still Improve Her Performance and Win the Election”

Political analyst and protagonist of Libertad y Progreso’s Breakfast Cycle, Rosendo Fraga, estimated that Cambiemos has a 60% chance of winning in the legislative elections this y ...

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On Capitalists and Cronies

On Capitalists and Cronies

Gloria Alvares explains how capitalism works and how it differs from the crony capitalism many consider a market economy. Subtitles in English! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UN ...

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López Murphy: “Countries That Respect Property Rights Grow the Most and This is Not by Chance”.

López Murphy: “Countries That Respect Property Rights Grow the Most and This is Not by Chance”.

  During a seminar about Property Rights, Innovation, and Investment carried out by Libertad y Progreso and the Property Rights Alliance at the University of CEMA, former Economic ...

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Reconstructing Institutional Quality or How To Ensure Investments

Reconstructing Institutional Quality or How To Ensure Investments

Aldo Abram, economist and executive director of  Fundación Libertad y Progreso explains why stability and respect for the rule of law are important for an economy to grow.    Arge ...

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Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

Any of These 3 Bubbles Could Be about to Burst

Moral hazard, easy money, and cheap credit have never produced good results. History is littered with examples of financial disaster brought about by monetary manipulation origina ...

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Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

"Give back to Ceasar what is Ceasar’s and to God what is God’s," said Jesus in relation to the taxes paid to the Roman Emperor. In some sense that was a kind of restarting point, ...

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Learn Free or Die

Learn Free or Die

More and more US states are enacting laws that give parents the funds to choose their children’s private schools  Now that there are no more teacher strikes, is everything OK? Wit ...

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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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