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
Date Written: September 14, 2018
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
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