Saturday , 16 February 2019

How much the dollar has to be worth in Argentina

How much the dollar has to be worth in Argentina

INFOBAE - According to McDonald's the dollar in Argentina is very expensive, and the basis is that the Big Mac, its emblematic hamburger, is sold here at a price that converted to ...

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In Argentina the private sector must face 96 taxes

In Argentina the private sector must face 96 taxes

43% of the food, 58% of the cars, 50% of the homes and 55% of the gasoline prices are composed by taxes. INFOBAE - In moments in which the national government sharpens the pencil ...

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Argentina: What Just Happened And What’s Next?

Argentina: What Just Happened And What’s Next?

Summary Seeking Alpha - Argentina went through a confidence crisis over the last month, as external and internal factors coupled and pressured the currency. Macri's gradualist ref ...

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A bank in Argentina is now using bitcoin for cross-border payments

A bank in Argentina is now using bitcoin for cross-border payments

Argentina's Banco Masventas has revealed that starting Monday it will enable customers to send cross-border payments using bitcoin. A partnership with Latin America-focused exchan ...

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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 "Libertad y Progreso", said that the national government should use the funds obtained from t ...

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The Argentine Peso’s Death Spiral

The Argentine Peso’s Death Spiral

A sharp selloff of the Argentine peso is sparking new inflation fears in South America’s second-largest economy. For a country that is heavily dependent on foreign capital and has ...

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Why has Argentina called in the IMF?

Why has Argentina called in the IMF?

It was an announcement Mauricio Macri hoped never to have to make. On May 8th Argentina’s exhausted-looking president declared that Argentina was seeking a credit line from the IM ...

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Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Financial Review - Argentina asked the International Monetary Fund for financing to help stem a five-month-rout in the peso that is sparking a surge in interest rates and threaten ...

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The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

Last week, we witnessed a true exchange rate as it had not been seen in the country for a long time. In a period of only 5 days, the Central Bank sold 7% of its international rese ...

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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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