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Thursday , 22 August 2019

From tsunami to ripples: other emerging markets surf Argentina’s latest shock

From tsunami to ripples: other emerging markets surf Argentina’s latest shock

Reuters - Argentina’s latest financial market shock has failed to swamp other emerging markets in the way its previous plunges have done - in part due to the increasing isolation ...

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Argentina’s economic activity breaks year-long losing streak in boost for Macri

Argentina’s economic activity breaks year-long losing streak in boost for Macri

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina’s economic activity rose for the first time in over a year in May, a rare boost for President Mauricio Macri as he looks to dig the South Americ ...

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Should Argentina Dollarize Now?

Should Argentina Dollarize Now?

AIER - With the annual inflation rate currently at 55 percent, some economists have recommended that Argentina abandon the peso in favor of the dollar. John Cochrane, Steve Hanke, ...

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Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

South America ́s second largest country is in the international spotlight once more. Is collision imminent or is there light at the end of the tunnel? If you ́re a millennial, the ...

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Cryptocurrencies and the Denationalisation of Money

Cryptocurrencies and the Denationalisation of Money

In Denationalisation of Money (1976), Hayek put forward the idea of currency competition. The money supply should be determined through a competitive market process rather than by ...

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Lost decade spectre haunts Latin America as big economies falter

Lost decade spectre haunts Latin America as big economies falter

BA Times - Latin America – hit by simultaneous contractions in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico – has expanded only 0.7% a year on average during the past few years – barely enough to ...

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Argentine economy is de facto dollarized, it must be done de jure

Argentine economy is de facto dollarized, it must be done de jure

INFOBAE- The instability of the exchange policy has been a trademark since the beginning of the government of Cambiemos Since we left the fixed exchange rate, Cambiemos has had th ...

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Why should we care about the speed of circulation of money

Why should we care about the speed of circulation of money

The bid between the exchange rate and the level of interest rates characterizes the current monetary and exchange rate policy. Any attempt to reduce the rate finds an audience tha ...

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Institutional Quality Index 2019

Institutional Quality Index 2019

After 2018 with an improvement of 19 places, in 2019 the country improved 7 places; Between 2017 and 2019 it went from position 142 to 112; populism hinders the progress in the re ...

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Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

VERDICT - Over the last year, Argentina’s economy has weathered endless economic and political storms, but e-commerce has defied all expectations. After a year of hardship, which ...

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