The Cost of Populism in Argentina, 2003-2015

2018. MISES: Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosphy, Law and Economics

27 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2018 Last revised: 15 Feb 2020

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Nicolas Cachanosky

The University of Texas at El Paso; American Institute for Economic Research; UCEMA Friedman-Hayek Center for the Study of a Free Society

Date Written: September 14, 2018

Abstract

This paper studies the historical context, and economic and institutional impact of the Néstor Kirchner and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presidencies (Kirchner-Kirchner administration) in Argentina. The effects of major economic policies during their presidency are explained as well as the fall in indices of institutional quality. The challenges of stepping out of populism are also mentioned.

Keywords: Populism, Argentina, Kirchner Administration, Economic Development, Latin America

JEL Classification: N16, N46, P21

Suggested Citation

Cachanosky, Nicolas, The Cost of Populism in Argentina, 2003-2015 (September 14, 2018). 2018. MISES: Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosphy, Law and Economics, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3249775

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