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2018 has not been a strong economic year for Argentina. And a new survey illustrates how, as indicators continue to deteriorate – i.e high levels of inflation, a depreciating currency,  a drop in productivity and shrinking of the economy – …

Industrial activity shrank by 11.5 percent in September when compared to the same month of the previous year – the sharpest drop since May 2009 – according to the latest report by the Indec statistics agency. Overall this year, the …

A comprehensive report about gender inequality in the City of Buenos Aires confirmed what we already know: it still very much exists. Published on November 5 by the City government’s statistics agency, it indicates that in 2017, women earned on

In the architectural renderings, pedestrians stroll under purple jacarandas and parents tug their kids back onto the sidewalk of the bridge that’s also a park that’s also a headquarters. From a different perspective, this time inside the building, a generic …

OK, What’s Going On and Why Should I Care?

Last Sunday, Brazil held the run-off election between Jair Bolsonaro (Social Liberal Party) and Fernando Haddad (Worker’s Party/ Partido dos Trabalhadores/ PT). Bolsonaro won handily, receiving 55 percent of the …

The National Institute of Statistics and Census of Argentina (INDEC) released today a new report regarding the impact of child labor across the country. It found that 10 percent of Argentine children between the ages of five and 15, and

A new mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is set to return to Argentina on November 8, tasked with ensuring the Macri administration is abiding by the qualitative and quantitative guidelines of the revised Stand By agreement reached by …

According to a report published by the Labor Secretariat (previously the Labor ministry), August saw a stop in the loss of formal jobs, a trend that had seen sustained negative numbers ever since the beginning of the – still ongoing

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Executive Board approved the Stand-By agreement reached with Argentina, which was announced on September 26 by Treasury and Finance Minister Nicolás Dujovne and the Fund’s Managing Director, Christine Lagarde.

However, contrary to what had been …

The Argentine economy saw an inter-annual contraction of 1.6 percent in August, according to a report released on Thursday by the Indec statistics agency. The figure marks the fifth consecutive month of contraction for the Argentine economy, which so far …