How Argentina Can Rebuild Its Economy

August 17, 2016

Argentina’s economic reintegration to the world is helping the country attract the foreign capital that it needs to control inflation and encourage economic activity. When Mauricio Macri was inaugurated president of Argentina in December 2015, he announced that his biggest goal was to...

Can Argentina’s President-Elect Overcome the Obstacles to Reform?

November 30, 2015

Macri’s election will likely see a shift in Argentina’s foreign policy, notably changing relations with the US, Venezuela and potentially China. The election of Mauricio Macri, the candidate for the Cambiemos (Let’s Change) coalition, as president has been welcomed as a potential turning...

The World This Week: Power is the Ultimate Aphrodisiac

February 27, 2015

Power is addictive whether it is Buenos Aires or London, and not many want to share it. Once upon a time, not a very long time ago, Argentina was the tenth richest economy in the world. A hundred years ago, the glorious Retiro railway station came into being. From 1871 to 1914, the Argentine...

Argentina and the Economic Crisis Cliff

June 19, 2014

After a period of sustained economic growth, Argentina faces a series of challenges to avoid a new economic crisis. Amid an important devaluation of its currency, and with its central bank rapidly losing reserves, Argentina is entering a critical stage as it attempts to avoid a new economic...