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TAX REFORM BENEFITS MORE TO CABA THAN TO THE INTERIOR OF THE COUNTRY

The tax reform introduced the very good idea of setting a non-taxable minimum on social taxes, but eliminated the reduction that benefited the most underdeveloped regions. To be consistent with the goal of promoting more equitable progress geographically, it is essential to re-establish this mechanism. (más…)

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URUGUAY HAS ALMOST TRIPLED ARGENTINA’S GROWTH

Argentina’s decline is not only manifested by comparing its performance with more developed countries. More closely, Uruguay and Chile show that with a little more seriousness, rationality and common sense in the design and implementation of public policies better results can be achieved. (más…)

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TO CONTINUE THE FALLING OF POVERTY, IT IS NECESSARY TO REDUCE INFLATION

INDEC reported that poverty is going down. To accelerate this process and make it sustainable inflation levels must keep on descending. Therefore, the priority should be to reduce public spending by eliminating national programs that overlap with local roles and not keep delaying the pension reform. (más…)

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INCREASING RESOURCES DID NOT IMPROVE LEARNINGS

Educational tests show that the learning deficits still persist. This occurs despite the enormous effort deployed in increasing educational budgets, mainly by hiring more teachers and improving their salaries. The evidence shows that the priority in education should stop being the allocation of more resources and must evolve to schools management innovation. (más…)

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PENSION EXPENDITURE GROWS 4 TIMES MORE THAN THE REST

The persistence of high inflation is caused by the delay in ordering the public finances. The most destabilizing factor is the growth of pension spending. Although the new pension adjustment rule contributes to a moderation in the expenditure increase, a more comprehensive pension reform is still needed to reduce inflation. (más…)

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ABORTION RATES DECREASE ONCE IT IS LEGALIZED

The proposal to discuss the rules that regulate abortions has generated a heated debate. In addition to religious arguments, it is very pertinent to consider the scientific evidence that reveals that the legalization of abortion does not generate more irresponsible sexual practices, but fewer abortions. (más…)

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COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IS HELD UNDER ARCHAIC RULES

Labor conflicts in Argentina are much intense than in developed countries. Part of the problem is explained by the high inflation context, but labor institutions play an important role as well. To improve the quality of collective bargaining, it is necessary to review the ultra-activity and the representativeness. (más…)

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MORE ADVERSE EFFECTS IN HEALTH THAN IN NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES

Although the reasons for the death of a famous journalist and legislator are being inquired, there is evidence that in Argentina deaths due to adverse effects of medicine are more frequent than in other countries in the region. The reason is not the lack of resources but the refusal to measure results (más…)

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THE NATIONAL GOVT SPENDS $130 BILLION IN PROVINCIAL FUNCTIONS

Overlapping national interventions on services administered by local governments is one of the main squander of fiscal resources. Much of the fiscal deficit and the malfunctioning of the state are explained by this tendency of the federal government to intervene on local responsibilities. Respecting the federal organization is crucial for a more efficient and sustainable public sector.

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EACH NEW PUBLIC EMPLOYEE COMPROMISES $ 40 MILLION

The prohibition to appoint public official’s relatives into any state´s department has a symbolic value. But it also denotes the incapability for professionalizing public employment. Among the main obstacles is the exaggerated rigidity with which the principle of stability in public employment is applied.

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