Tuesday , 20 November 2018

Lessons From Inflation-targeting Regimes

Lessons From Inflation-targeting Regimes

Inflation targeting is probably the most widely-known policy adopted by central banks around the world. Under an inflation-targeting regime, the government (usually the central ba ...

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Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

  AMBITO FINANCIERO - After the "recalibration" of the inflation goals, going from a ceiling of 12% for 2018 to a target of 15% that approached the consensus projected by the anal ...

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What balance will we make in 2019 of the Macri administration?

What balance will we make in 2019 of the Macri administration?

Doing futurology and projecting the economy of these two years 2018-2019, we ask ourselves -in balance mode- how it would end Mauricio Macri his first government in the National E ...

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Macri ordered an adjustment to the Ministers and forces about 40 relatives to resign their positions

Macri ordered an adjustment to the Ministers and forces about 40 relatives to resign their positions

Photograph courtesy of Presidency La Nación.- The president Mauricio Macri announced yesterday that it will cut 25 percent of political positions, freeze the salaries of the hiera ...

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In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In his book "Denationalization of money" Hayek deals with the issue of monetary policy and makes a proposal of "currency competition", whose discussion is appropriate in every cou ...

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Subsidies fall but state spending continues to rise

Subsidies fall but state spending continues to rise

Translated from La Nación - Soon after announcing the last increase in prices of trains and buses, the Minister of Transport, Guillermo Dietrich, admitted that in spite of these i ...

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Bannon Down, Market Up Signals the Resurgence of Real American Populism

Bannon Down, Market Up Signals the Resurgence of Real American Populism

There were two big money-and-politics stories in the first week of the new year: The Dow Jones soared 577 points and Steve Bannon ended his political career. Are these two events ...

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In Education, Quality and Inclusion Are Not Enough

In Education, Quality and Inclusion Are Not Enough

Edgardo Zablotsky, member of the National Academy of Education and Vice-Chancellor of the University of CEMA explains education reform in Argentina.   It has been several day ...

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Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn’t Either

Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn’t Either

  In September 2016,  I published an article for this webpage entitled "Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn't Either" in which I predicted that the ambitious and lau ...

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Productivity Commissions: The New Public Policy Tool of Global Competitiveness?

Productivity Commissions: The New Public Policy Tool of Global Competitiveness?

   The comparative analysis of long-term development in Argentina and Australia is a historic issue repeatedly addressed in academia. This focused attention could exist because bo ...

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