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Andrés Velasco


Argentina’s recurring nightmare

Argentina has done it again: inflation is up, growth is down, and the peso has

Saving Venezuela

Venezuela remains in free fall. Home to the world’s largest proven oil reserves and once

The Experts we need

In the midst of the debate on the most crucial decision the United Kingdom has

Dirty floating in emerging markets

Say one thing and then do something else. That pretty much sums up current orthodoxy

Brexit identities

Having just moved to London from Latin America, I recently told British dinner companions that

Venezuela shatters the myth of non-intervention

Nicolás Maduro’s term as president of Venezuela ended on January 10. Following the Venezuelan constitution,

Populism is rooted in Politics, not Economics

Nearly 330 million Americans are governed by Donald Trump. Brazil, with 210 million people, has

Taming capital flow volatility

“Today it is a sin to run a current-account deficit, and that is crazy,” lamented

Planning for post-maduro Venezuela

In Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, a character is asked how he

Decoding currency crisis

Imagine two countries. Country A has a fiscal deficit of slightly over 5% of GDP,