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Saturday , 23 March 2019

Argentina, from rich country to poor country

Argentina, from rich country to poor country

In the first third of the 20th century, it was one of the ten wealthiest countries in the world, today it is 63 (IMF, 2017). Why? The answer is socialism. Argentina is one of the ...

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Argentina’s Crisis Is Great for Steak But Bad for Ranchers

Argentina’s Crisis Is Great for Steak But Bad for Ranchers

Bloomberg - Juan Eiras was born into a family of ranchers. If not for that, he says, the 55-year-old would have quit the business in 2018, the worst year for raising cattle on Arg ...

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Libertad y Progreso Case Study: Rightsizing an Outsized Argentinian Government

Libertad y Progreso Case Study: Rightsizing an Outsized Argentinian Government

Atlas Network - Ending the public’s love affair with the state by exposing corruption and waste in Argentina’s federal government How a free-market think tank challenged a long-st ...

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2019 budget approved

2019 budget approved

The Nation - The Argentinean parliament on Thursday approved the 2019 budget including drastic cuts to return to a balanced budget, a commitment made by the government to the IMF ...

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The Ghost of Hyperinflation

The Ghost of Hyperinflation

The Minister of Finance, Nicolás Dujovne, announced last September 17th before the legislature, in the framework of the budget presentation of 2019, that next year’s inflation wil ...

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Argentina Between Light and Darkness

Argentina Between Light and Darkness

Argentina has been recently in the world media. Again, because of a crisis. The Argentinian Peso is one of worst performing currencies in the world. And in the last couple of mont ...

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Pain Is Back On for Emerging Market Currencies

Pain Is Back On for Emerging Market Currencies

Washington Post - It was all looking so promising. In September central banks in some key emerging markets were, for once, mostly in tune. Controlling inflation and offering stabi ...

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A Proposal of Monetary Reform for Argentina

A Proposal of Monetary Reform for Argentina

Flexible Dollarization and Free Banking Argentina’s inflation problem has been so chronic and debilitating that it can be solved only by adopting a reliable alternative to central ...

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Calls to Dollarize the Argentine Economy Grow

Calls to Dollarize the Argentine Economy Grow

The influential Wall Street Journal has once again held up its magnifying glass to Argentina, and reopened a debate more and more present these days: is the time to dollarize and ...

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Argentina confident about new deal with IMF, peso rises

Argentina confident about new deal with IMF, peso rises

BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Argentina’s economy minister sounded upbeat on Wednesday about clinching a new deal with the International Monetary Fund after two days of talk ...

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