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Argentine Exceptionalism

  1. OriginalPaper

    Some elements of Peronist beliefs and tastes

    We study the beliefs and values of Peronism. Instead of a comprehensive approach, we focus on three elements. First, we study beliefs and values about the economic system present in Peron’s speeches during the...

    Rafael Di Tella and Juan Dubra

    Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:6

    Published on: 2 February 2018

  2. OriginalPaper

    Argentine trade policies in the XX century: 60 years of solitude

    At the turn of the last century, the Argentine economy was on a path to prosperity that never fully developed. International trade and trade policies are often identified as a major culprit. In this paper, we ...

    Irene Brambilla, Sebastian Galiani and Guido Porto

    Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:4

    Published on: 2 February 2018

  3. OriginalPaper

    A short episodic history of income distribution in Argentina

    In this paper, we use tax and household survey data to assess the history of income distribution in Argentina since the beginning of the 20th century. Until the 1970s, the country experienced a fall in inequal...

    Facundo Alvaredo, Guillermo Cruces and Leonardo Gasparini

    Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:7

    Published on: 2 February 2018

  4. OriginalPaper

    Yet another tale of two cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago

    Buenos Aires and Chicago grew during the nineteenth century for remarkably similar reasons. Both cities were conduits for moving meat and grain from fertile hinterlands to eastern markets. However, despite the...

    Filipe Campante and Edward L. Glaeser

    Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:2

    Published on: 2 February 2018

  5. OriginalPaper

    The Argentina Paradox: microexplanations and macropuzzles

    The economic history of Argentina presents one of the most dramatic examples of divergence in the modern era. What happened and why? This paper reviews the wide range of competing explanations in the literatur...

    Alan M. Taylor

    Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:3

    Published on: 2 February 2018

  6. Introduction

    Introduction to Argentine exceptionalism

    This article is an introduction to the special collection on Argentine Exceptionalism. First, we discuss why the case of Argentina is generally regarded as exceptional: the country was among the richest in the...

    Edward L. Glaeser, Rafael Di Tella and Lucas Llach

    Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:1

    Published on: 5 January 2018