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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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    A Weak, Uneven Global Recovery

    Eswar Prasad & Caroline Smiltneks explain why domestic political divisions and inflationary pressures jeopardize current market optimism.
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    Will Cambridge Support Free Speech?

    Peter Singer examines the university’s ongoing case against Nathan Cofnas, a research fellow who advocates “race realism.”
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    Can China Get Out of Its Rut?

    China’s authorities have powerful economic-policy levers at their disposal to achieve their 5% growth target this year and put the economy on a more sustainable long-term growth path. But several trends – from the shift toward state capitalism to population aging to the loss of goodwill between Chinese and Americans – could thwart China’s ambition to join the ranks of high-income countries by mid-century.

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    China Stifles Its Own Debate

    Stephen S. Roach

    For more than two decades, the China Development Forum was a meeting where foreign business, political, and academic leaders could debate the state of the Chinese economy with the country’s highest leaders. But this year’s gathering eschewed open and honest dialogue, in favor of telling only “good stories” about China.

    bemoans the transformation of the country’s most important platform for open dialogue into a schmooze-fest.
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    Leaving Africa’s Colonial-Era Currency Will Be Hard, But May Be Wise

    Peter Doyle considers how exiting the CFA franc zone could benefit Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, despite the challenges.
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    Europe’s War Jitters

    Shlomo Ben-Ami urges EU member states to prepare for the possibility of the US abandoning its NATO commitments.
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    Governments Must Shape AI’s Future

    Mariana Mazzucato & Fausto Gernone

    As with social media, the incentives around AI are aligned for rent extraction, where large companies, acting as intermediaries, amass profits at others’ expense. Governments urgently need to step in to ensure that the technology is being designed and brought to market in ways that will serve the common good.

    urge policymakers to see themselves as proactive participants in technological innovation and market-making.
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    How Guyana Became Latin America’s Leading Development Lab

    Iván Duque Márquez highlights the current government’s unique approach to managing its renewable and non-renewable resources.
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    Beating Back Populists at the Grassroots

    Sławomir Sierakowski interprets the seemingly mixed results of recent municipal and provincial elections in Poland.

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