Rafael Aguilar

Background

Rafael Aguilar is studying Economics at the University of Buenos Aires.

He is currently Analyst in Econviews.

Argentina: The Summer Ends Without Surprises

( 4 mins) Contrary to what the turbulent Argentine history of summer crises could foretell, the summer is ending more calmly than expected. The exchange rate spreads fell, the dollar did not jump sharply and activity is on

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Argentina: Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

( < 1 min) Special Analysis on the Provinces’ Fiscal and Debt Situation We are happy to celebrate the 200 th edition of Econviews’ monthly report. Appropriately, our first edition in September 2003 centered on the ongoing debt restructuration,

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Argentina: The Wrong Medicine Against Inflation

( 3 mins) Controlling inflation has become a priority for the government on the road to elections. The high records of December and January, which are unlikely to recede much in February, have accelerated the search for recipes

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Argentina: Income Tax Populism

( 3 mins) Last week, the government presented a bill to modify the income tax paid by individuals that is a step back from many angles. The central idea is that just over half of the salaried workers

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Argentina: Never Ending Restrictions

( 4 mins) Since November 2011, Argentina has lived with financial restrictions except for three and a half years, from the beginning of 2016 to September 2019. The perspective is that it will have many more years of

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Argentina: The Tailwind and the Deficit

( 4 mins) With the vaccination processes underway in most of the world, the general feeling is that the worst of the pandemic is behind us, although there is a way to go that will probably take much

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Argentina: Watch Out for the Summer!

( 4 mins) Those who are “at-risk groups” will remember February 6, 1989: that day the Plan Primavera in times of José Luis Machinea and Juan Sourrouille blew up. Convertibility began in April 1991 and was the product

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Argentina: Diluted stabilization plan

( 2 mins) RECENT DEVELOPMENTS Worldwide, states must deal with shortages, bottlenecks and other logistical issues in the effort to vaccinate their populations against Covid-19. Argentina has applied around 200,000 shots of the Sputnik V vaccine, ahead of

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Argentina: Diluted stabilization plan

( 4 mins) Last Friday Alberto Fernández, Cristina Kirchner, Sergio Massa, Axel Kicillof, Máximo Kirchner, among other leaders of the governing coalition, gathered in La Plata to rename a football stadium after Diego Maradona. In terms of Argentine

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Argentina: Deficit and inflation in 2021

( 4 mins) The monthly survey of market expectations carried out by the Central Bank among 42 economic teams revealed that the median of the responses is 50% inflation for next year. If the most optimistic and pessimistic

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