Argentina - the Conflicts of Politics and Economics

  • Duration:
You need to be logged in to view this content.

Summary

By birthright, Argentina is among the fortunate nations. Blessed with resource and agriculture wealth her citizens enjoyed, 100 years ago, one of the highest living standards in the world.  But the 20th century was not kind to Argentina even though she and the rest Latin America avoided the carnage of two world wars.  Domestic political conflict, recurrent and increasingly bitter sapped her economic development and undermined her position in the global economy and now her citizens are far down the list of global income leaders.

Join us for a look at what happens when a government strays into economic denial.