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Wednesday , 19 June 2019

Cryptocurrencies and the Denationalisation of Money

Cryptocurrencies and the Denationalisation of Money

In Denationalisation of Money (1976), Hayek put forward the idea of currency competition. The money supply should be determined through a competitive market process rather than by ...

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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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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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Argentina’s Crisis Is Great for Steak But Bad for Ranchers

Argentina’s Crisis Is Great for Steak But Bad for Ranchers

Bloomberg - Juan Eiras was born into a family of ranchers. If not for that, he says, the 55-year-old would have quit the business in 2018, the worst year for raising cattle on Arg ...

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Taxi Union Pushes Legislation to Ban Uber

Taxi Union Pushes Legislation to Ban Uber

Despite several recent court rulings in favor of Uber, the powerful Argentine taxi union is now looking to political means to ban the popular ridesharing app. In Argentina, the ta ...

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The Templeton Freedom Award

The Templeton Freedom Award

Awarded since 2004 the Templeton Freedom Award is named for the late investor and philanthropist Sir John Templeton. The award annually honors his legacy by identifying and recogn ...

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How Argentina’s peso plunge keeps emerging markets in the spotlight

How Argentina’s peso plunge keeps emerging markets in the spotlight

Marketwatch - Nothing, not even an emergency rate hike, could stop the Argentine peso from plunging Thursday, notching a new low while, separately, Turkey’s currency turmoil conti ...

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What is an abusive price increase?

What is an abusive price increase?

Once again, the discourse of confrontation on the subject of prices is used. Indeed, the new Minister of Production, Dante Sica, has just warned that companies that behave abusive ...

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Public spending is the source of our legal uncertainty

Public spending is the source of our legal uncertainty

INFOBAE - There is no reason to suppose that high public spending will allow the long-term growth of the economy. In principle, the agreement with the IMF allows the government to ...

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Tough lessons from populism in argentina

Tough lessons from populism in argentina

President of Argentina Mauricio Macri attends the plenary session at the VIII Summit of the Americas, in Lima, Peru, 14 April 2018. The Summit of the Americas, which gathers heads ...

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