opinion and analysis

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

VAR for the IMF?

The overwhelming dominance of consumer-led growth models over several decades needs to be modified with a sustained period of export-led growth in order to create a more balanced, productive and competitive economy.

Saturday 16 June, 2018

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

The Iceman cometh – or just Iceland?

Pulling the dollar back below 20 pesos would simply mean continuing to kill exports and pumping more red ink into the trade balance with precious dollars being squandered in the shopping malls of Santiago and Miami.

Saturday 9 June, 2018

EDUCATION WITHOUT BORDERS

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Choosing what to study and a future career path may be one of the most crucial decisions in a person’s life. How should you go about it? And what you should consider?

Tuesday 29 May, 2018

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

A battle won but not the war

Calling the market’s bluff and anticipating the Lebac renewal were both smart moves but until then there was more or less a tragedy of errors.

Saturday 19 May, 2018

CURRENCY CRISIS

Macri and the ghosts of the IMF

Not only must we question Macri and his political decision-making, but we must remain extremely weary of the IMF, an institution that has proven it is an expert in helping fragile economies hit the detonator.

Saturday 12 May, 2018

FROM WHERE I STAND

The Age of the Human Pseudo-Event

Boorstin never imagined that a pseudo-event could ever win the nomination to be the presidential candidate of the Republican Party and then would go on to win the presidency.

Saturday 5 May, 2018

EDUCATION WITHOUT BORDERS

Welcome to America: What most concerns international students

International students embark on a journey into the unknown when they head off to study abroad. Taking that step can be both an exciting and anxiety producing experience for many. On some occasions, the stress is so unbearable that students decide to give up and return home early. Here are some of the issues that most concern international students.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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