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Ernesto Talvi

Ernesto Talvi

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Ernesto Talvi, a former minister of foreign affairs of Uruguay, is a senior fellow at Real Instituto Elcano in Madrid.

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  1. Will the Fed Strangle Latin America Again?
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    Will the Fed Strangle Latin America Again?

    Sep 15, 2022 Ernesto Talvi explains why rising US interest rates will not cause another “lost decade” for the region.

  2. What’s Behind Latin America’s Jobless Recovery?
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    What’s Behind Latin America’s Jobless Recovery?

    Oct 31, 2017 Ernesto Talvi says most theories cannot explain why unemployment remains high despite a modest uptick in growth.

  3. Understanding Latin America’s New Political Paradigm
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    Understanding Latin America’s New Political Paradigm

    Oct 29, 2016 Ernesto Talvi says that the nature of the region's governments directly reflects four decades of booms and busts.

  4. IMF Therapy for Brazil
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    IMF Therapy for Brazil

    Dec 11, 2015 Monica de Bolle & Ernesto Talvi argue that the country has little choice but to negotiate an adjustment program.

  5. A New Trans-American Partnership
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    A New Trans-American Partnership

    Sep 9, 2014 Ernesto Talvi calls for renewed cooperation, beginning with trade, between North and South America.

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    Will Crypto Survive?

    Kenneth Rogoff assesses the strategies regulators could adopt in the aftermath of the FTX debacle.
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    Done With Deglobalization?

    Michael Spence sees reason to hope that the scales may soon tip back from international confrontation to cooperation.
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    The Unbearable Uselessness of Crypto

    Andrés Velasco explains why FTX's collapse should sink a hyped-up lie bobbing on an ocean of libertarian technobabble.
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    Is Germany Sick Again?

    Hans-Werner Sinn pours cold water on the fantasy that European economies can weather gas shortages with minimal pain.
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    America's Silent Progressive Majority

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    Now that the American electorate appears to have rejected Republican extremism, many will argue that US President Joe Biden and the Democrats should tack right to capture centrist voters. But this would be a mistake, given where voters' preferences increasingly lie.

    considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
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    Big Tech Gets Derailed

    Jonathan Levy traces the origins of the sector's recent turmoil to the nineteenth-century rise of the corporation.
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    Will the West Give in to Russia?

    From soaring inflation to a deepening energy crisis, the United States and Europe are facing no shortage of economic challenges, and Russia’s war against Ukraine – and the sanctions imposed in response to it – bears much of the blame. As Russia launches new rounds of missile attacks, we asked PS commentators what the West should be doing for Ukraine – and how likely it is to do it.

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    The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness

    Yanis Varoufakis explains that the issue is neither vanity nor public service, but rather the need to acquire cloud capital.
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    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

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