Argentina: An Economic Chronicle. How One of the Richest Countries in the World Lost Its Wealth

Argentina An Economic Chronicle How One of the Richest Countries in the World Lost Its Wealth Argentina started the th Century as one of the richest ten country in the world For a while its economic position in the world was comparable to that of say Germany today It had a per capita incom

  • Title: Argentina: An Economic Chronicle. How One of the Richest Countries in the World Lost Its Wealth
  • Author: Vito Tanzi
  • ISBN: 9780979557606
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Paperback
  • Argentina: An Economic Chronicle. How One of the Richest Countries in the World Lost Its Wealth

    Argentina started the 20th Century as one of the richest ten country in the world For a while its economic position in the world was comparable to that of, say, Germany today It had a per capita income much higher than that of Japan and Italy and comparable to that of France However, it ended the century on the eve of the largest default in history How did this dramatiArgentina started the 20th Century as one of the richest ten country in the world For a while its economic position in the world was comparable to that of, say, Germany today It had a per capita income much higher than that of Japan and Italy and comparable to that of France However, it ended the century on the eve of the largest default in history How did this dramatic change come about In this unusual book, not based on library research but mostly on first hand and direct observations, the author takes the reader through a fascinating ride through time The reader is introduced to the concept of fiscal cycles and the economic landscape of this fascinating country The book is written in a style that will make it accessible and interesting to a general reader Praise for V Tanzi s Book on Argentina Vito Tanzi has done it again This book combines an intriguing prose, full of anecdotes and rich personal memoirs of Vito s many trips to Argentina, with serious economic analysis from a first class economistVito has come to understand very well Argentina s idiosyncrasy, institutions and the nature of the protracted fiscal problems, and explains how these have led over time to major macroeconomic volatility, stagnation, and repeated crises This book is particularly useful for the general public Domingo Cavallo, Former Finance Minister of Argentina Vito Tanzi book is an invaluable document of the dramatic fall of Argentina as the leading Latin American economy show the complicity of the IMF and of Argentine policy makers in the design of the disastrous fiscal policies that led to its huge debt default It should be required reading for policy makers and for all those who love that wonderful country Francisco Gil Diaz, Former Finance Minister of Mexico Explaining the reversals of economic fortunes in Argentina during the 20th century is a challenge for economists and social observers in general After being one of most dynamic and vibrant economies in the late 19th century and early 20th century, the country started to travel a road of economic instability, stagnant and erratic growth and collapse of democracy In this new and lucid book Vito Tanzi, drawing on 40 years of direct personal knowledge and field experience with Argentina, This book, is a must reading for anyone interested in understanding the Argentina of today and yesterday Highly recommended Andres Solimano Regional Advisor UN ECLAC Former Country Director at the World Bank and Executive Director at the Inter American Development Bank Tanzi helps us understand the Argentinean crisis, but also this unique country This is not a book written only for economists Francesco Giavazzi, Bocconi University, Milan Author For 27 years, Vito Tanzi was a senior staff member of the International Monetary Fund He was the director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF He also was an Undersecretary for Economy and Finance in the Italian Government A professional economist with a PhD from Harvard, he is considered a leading expert in fiscal policy The author of many books and hundreds of articles in professional journals, he has given a named effect to economics, the Tanzi Effect He has been a consultant to many international organizations including the United Nations, the World Bank, the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the Inter American Development Bank In 1994 he was President of the International Institute of Public Finance of which he is now Honorary President.

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    One thought on “Argentina: An Economic Chronicle. How One of the Richest Countries in the World Lost Its Wealth

    1. Trebor

      Argentina is one of the best case studies of macroeconomic catastrophe which is why it's so important to understand. Tanzi was an IMF economist. He's worked a million other places too, and outlines in layman's terms the dilemmas of the Argentina system and the effects of history, politics and culture. Reading this book will help anyone understand what's going on in Spain, Greece, even the US, and it's all in a short, sweet 150 page well-explained book. I've never found policy and economics so en [...]

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