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Wednesday , 19 June 2019

Argentina presidential election taking shape

Argentina presidential election taking shape

A clearer picture is emerging in Argentina of who plans to run for president and who aims to ride shotgun. Just several weeks after populist former president Cristina Fernández de ...

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What is populism?

What is populism?

Emilio Ocampo - It can be useful to view populism as the painless, simplistic and arbitrary “solution” to society’s structural problems  that a charismatic and opportunistic polit ...

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Hot picks from our Finantial Review

Hot picks from our Finantial Review

These are some of the best keys of our weekly financial review, done by our Economic Team, lead by Mg Aldo Abram. To get our review, you can contact Miss Mercedes Richards, merced ...

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Macri, Bolsonaro: Signing of EU-Mercosur free-trade deal is ‘imminent’

Macri, Bolsonaro: Signing of EU-Mercosur free-trade deal is ‘imminent’

Controversial Brazilian leader visits Argentina for the first time as president, as protesters take to streets. Talks with President Macri focus on Mercosur, boosting respective e ...

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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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The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown

The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown

In all corners of the globe, warning signs are flashing about the state of the economy. The IMF recently downgraded its forecast for global economic growth for the fourth time in ...

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Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Forbes - This week, Argentina released its February inflation statistics. Inflation spiked, again. Indeed, the official annual inflation rate jumped to 51.3%/yr. While this spike ...

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Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

To say that all is not going well with the Argentine economy would be a gross understatement. Argentine inflation keeps rising, the economy continues to sink, and the currency is ...

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Argentina’s Campaign Finance Reform Bill a Welcome Step Towards Cleaning Up Politics

Argentina’s Campaign Finance Reform Bill a Welcome Step Towards Cleaning Up Politics

The Essential - As Argentines head to the polls this year, they do so with skepticism about the transparency and fairness of the electoral process. Just 42.4 percent of Argentines ...

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Three failures (MMT, statism, Keynesianism) and a (monetarist) success

Three failures (MMT, statism, Keynesianism) and a (monetarist) success

ECONLIB - The Great Inflation lasted from 1966 through 1981, or perhaps the early 1990s, if you wait until inflation had reached a roughly 2% trend. But I’ll focus on 1982 as the ...

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