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Tuesday , 17 September 2019

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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Argentina Needs an Amputation

Argentina Needs an Amputation

The Epoch Times - The Argentine peso has lost a third of its value relative to the U.S. dollar in the space of three months, and locals have been to this rodeo before. For seven d ...

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‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

Spanish version here As human civilization progressed; we can see now that many environmental risks are being mitigated. The root cause of this change is due primarily to a cultur ...

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Buenos Aires Mayor Continues to Persecute Uber, against the Will of the People

Buenos Aires Mayor Continues to Persecute Uber, against the Will of the People

Panam Post - In Buenos Aires things may get more difficult for Uber drivers, or for passengers who decide to use the service, for whatever reason. There have already been a number ...

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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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