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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 ...

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The importance of press freedom

The importance of press freedom

Today, May 3, World Press Freedom Day is celebrated and it is propitious to underline how vital this guarantee means for the survival of the open society. The freedom of the press ...

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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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Populism: A Global Menace

Populism: A Global Menace

Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS In an article written a year ago, Peruvian writer, erstwhile politician and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa argued that the main threat to the sur ...

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After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

Raúl Castro leaves the presidency of the State Council to Miguel Díaz-Canel on Thursday April 19. Officially, Cuba has a government appointed by the Parliament. Actually, the gove ...

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Are we at the return of Mao and Stalin?

Are we at the return of Mao and Stalin?

El COMERCIO - On Sunday 18th, the international press reported that Vladimir Putin won the Russian elections by receiving 76.7% of the vote. "There is no doubt that Putin is extre ...

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Should Argentina modify the National Statistics Agency?

Should Argentina modify the National Statistics Agency?

It has circulated in different media these days that the current government administration has the purpose of establishing a new INDEC (National Statistics Agency) to replace the ...

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The nonsense of Commercial Wars

The nonsense of Commercial Wars

Donald Trump revives theories that always ended in greater poverty. During my school years, they never taught me what an oxymoron was, neither at my university years. The first ti ...

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