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Tuesday , 21 May 2019

Argentina unveils ’emergency’ austerity measures, grain export taxes to balance budget

Argentina unveils ’emergency’ austerity measures, grain export taxes to balance budget

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - President Mauricio Macri on Monday announced new taxes on exports in the world’s third-biggest soy producer and steep cuts to government spending in an “e ...

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Argentina’s economic crisis explained in five charts

Argentina’s economic crisis explained in five charts

REUTERS - BUENOS AIRES - After Argentina’s economy boomed in 2017 and market-friendly President Mauricio Macri’s coalition triumphed at legislative elections last October, economi ...

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The Long-Run Effects of Teacher Strikes: Evidence from Argentina

The Long-Run Effects of Teacher Strikes: Evidence from Argentina

eacher industrial action is a prevalent feature of public education systems across the globe. During the past few years teacher strikes have been observed in Argentina, Canada, Ch ...

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The challenges of the new Financial Plan of the stand by The IMF does not replace the need to return to the markets

The challenges of the new Financial Plan of the stand by The IMF does not replace the need to return to the markets

It's now clear that Plan B for the financial risks of fiscal gradualism was sown by President Macri through his dense international diplomatic activity during the first half of hi ...

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Poorism: the exaltation of poverty

Poorism: the exaltation of poverty

The poorism could be defined as the exaltation of the poor, putting the emphasis on their defense against the rest of society. It is a class approach, although different from that ...

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Bumper wheat harvest may ignite Argentina’s economy

Bumper wheat harvest may ignite Argentina’s economy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A record wheat harvest expected in Argentina this year could arrive just in time to jumpstart the ailing South American economy in the fourth quarter afte ...

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Argentina met the Hilton quota for Europe

Argentina met the Hilton quota for Europe

After more than a decade of non-compliance, Argentina managed to make almost 100% of meat shipments of the Hilton quota for Europe. The value of the ton sold was us$ 12,450. In th ...

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Are Asian currencies at risk from currency turmoil in Argentina, Turkey?

Are Asian currencies at risk from currency turmoil in Argentina, Turkey?

Two major emerging markets—Argentina and Turkey—are currently experiencing a bout of financial instability against a backdrop of rising US interest rates. The instability is evide ...

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Defense of Competition vs. Control of Competition

Defense of Competition vs. Control of Competition

PUNTO DE VISTA ECONÓMICO - Following the Law of Defense of Competition, the government forced the company Molinos to sell one of its pasta brands. The argument is that Molinos has ...

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Argentina Should Scrap the Peso and Dollarize

Argentina Should Scrap the Peso and Dollarize

Forbes - On July 9th, Argentina will celebrate its 202nd birthday. The biggest spoiler during the festivities will be the beleaguered peso. It’s not the first time the peso has be ...

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