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In North, out of every 3 employees 2 are public 1 is private

2019 budget states that mass media companies will be able to take employer contributions as VAT credits. The measure is appropriate to encourage employment and the formalization of sales. Therefore, the priority should be to extend this same mechanism also to the Northern provinces. (more…)

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9 out of 10 workers in poverty are not unionized

The rapprochement of church leaders to their trade union peers is uphold under the argument that they are united by concerns about the social situation. One tool they could contribute if they want to to reduce poverty is to allow SMEs to move away from centralized collective agreements and move to firm-level negotiations. (more…)

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Job destruction can be avoided

One of the most worrying consequences of the crisis is the loss of jobs. There are ways to avoid it. A tool that proved to be highly effective is the one that Germany applied in the 2008 crisis, enabling smaller companies to deviate from the sectorial collective agreements and negotiate with their workers at company level. (more…)

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The fiscal deficit equals 42% of people´s money

Fiscal adjustment is not a whim of public officials but an imposition of reality. The systematic lack of austerity in the public sector generates an imbalance that no one is willing to finance. With more agility and strategic sense in the ordering of the public sector, equilibrium can be reached with reduced social costs.

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The State good order is still pending

Argentina’s history is marked by crises originated by a State that systematically spends more than it can afford. In order not to persevere in failure, it is essential to transcend the traditional adjustments by adopting more ambitious and innovative measures in the process of ordering the public sector.

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THE PRIORITY IS TO AGREE WITH GOVERNORS, NOT WITH THE IMF

The dollar reached a value almost equivalent to the one which would arise if all the pesos went to buy dollars. Such an extreme has been reached due to a deep loss of confidence in the fiscal policy. To regain normality, a politically viable strategy to reduce the fiscal deficit must be agreed upon. (more…)

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ELECTRONIC MONEY THE BEST ANTIDOTE AGAINST CORRUPTION

Although it demands a complex logistics for its manipulation, cash is a great promoter and facilitator of corruption. Therefore, to induce a massive use of electronic money would be a central step toward decency in Argentina. Not only because corruption would be difficult but also tax evasion. (more…)

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Quality of institutions and business ethics at african level

The “Diary” of the Kirchneristas’ driver and the repentant businessmen who collaborate with Justice to uncover corruption cases should not surprise. For years, international competitiveness indexes come warning that the country suffers an ethical and institutional degradation similar to that of the most backward countries. (more…)

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It is possible to duplicate the taxes on wealth

In Argentine society, the aspiration to promote social justice is adamant among the majority of the population. But for this to happen, a less regressive tax structure is essential. The fiscal crisis is the opportunity to go ahead in decreasing distortionary taxes on production and strengthening the taxes on wealth. (more…)

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DOLLAR RISES BECAUSE LOW PRODUCTIVITY NOT DUE TO THE CENTRAL BANK

The devaluation put an end to the artificial increase in the purchasing power in terms of dollars caused by the financing of the fiscal deficit with external debt. To generate sustainable improvements of income in term of dollars, there is no need of better Central Bank presidents but genuine increases in productivity. (more…)

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