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Argentine Exceptionalism

  1. Content type: OriginalPaper

    We use the shifts in Engel curves calculated from household surveys to estimate CPI biases in Argentina between 1985 and 2005. We find that real earning levels increased during this period between 4.3 and 5.7%...

    Authors: Pablo Gluzmann and Federico Sturzenegger

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:8

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    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...

    Authors: Facundo Alvaredo, Guillermo Cruces and Leonardo Gasparini

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:7

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    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...

    Authors: Rafael Di Tella and Juan Dubra

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:6

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    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 ...

    Authors: Irene Brambilla, Sebastian Galiani and Guido Porto

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:4

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  5. Content type: OriginalPaper

    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...

    Authors: Alan M. Taylor

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:3

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    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...

    Authors: Filipe Campante and Edward L. Glaeser

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:2

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  7. Content type: Introduction

    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...

    Authors: Edward L. Glaeser, Rafael Di Tella and Lucas Llach

    Citation: Latin American Economic Review 2018 27:1

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