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Part II. The Russian Dilemma: Who is to Blame and What Should Be Done? Path Dependence

... could be the locomotive of the economic and technological development. That situation indeed kept the country along low trajectory. Another country study that is worth taking into consideration when analyzing the path dependence problem in Russia is Argentina. It is a striking example of how the unwillingness to diversify its economy 100 years ago became one of the reasons for the economic stagnation that Argentina is facing nowadays. Figure 5. GDP per capita, 1870 to 2016 GDP per capita adjusted ...

Shedov Yaroslav
04.06.2021 15:23:39

Russia's vaccine can help Latin America, but faces obstacles

... tested in Saudi Arabia, the english language online version of Cairo-based Al Ahram, has given front page coverage to The Lancet article discussing Russia's new vaccine.For background purposes, look at the numbers. As of 30 August, Bolivia's neighbor Argentina has 401,239 cases and 8,353 deaths. Chile has 408,008 cases and 11,181 deaths, Mexico has 571,712 cases and 63,819 deaths, Colombia has 599,884 cases and 19,063 deaths, Peru has 629,961 cases and 28,471 deaths and Brazil has 3,846,193 cases ...

Эрманн Эрик
31.08.2020 03:15:35

El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

...                      *          *          *A telling sign of the identity crisis among the region's body politic is the fact that in October, 2017 former U.S. president and Nobel Laureate Barack Obama chose wealthy audiences in Argentina and Brazil to test out his new "yes you can" image. Obama's "Yes you can" emphasizes the power of wealth gained via individual achievement, spurning government managed "populist"policies that he pushed during his ...

Эрманн Эрик
22.11.2017 01:42:24

BRICS- Why is Brazil's Lula helping Argentina crash the party?

At the 2014 BRICS summit in Brasília, which was attended by Russian president Vladimir Putin, there was a lot of buzz in the Brazilian media that Argentina was next in line to join the organization. None of it was directly attributed to president Dilma Rousseff. Dilma, still in her first term leading the nation as the hand-picked successor of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, invited ...

Эрманн Эрик
17.09.2015 03:55:00

Islam, the hidden “I” in BRICS

... to be mindful of Shamir’s analysis "Coping With Non-state Rivals (login and registration required) . The BRICS continue to have image problems The Buenos Aires Herald reported that Russian Federation president Vladimir Putin has praised Argentina, where he just signed a major nuclear deal with the government. But in their coverage the BBC also noted that the Russian leader remains circumspect about the future of the BRICS. Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov was recently quoted by international ...

Эрманн Эрик
14.07.2014 04:38:00

Can Russia help save Peronist Argentina from itself?

In a move that is likely to heat up South Atlantic oil politics it has been announced that Russian president Vladimir Putin will visit Argentina after attending the BRICS summit in Brazil. The visit comes at a time when the ruling Peronists are once again falling into disarray thanks to their economic policy blunders. During the regime of Peronist president Carlos Menem the nation ...

Эрманн Эрик
30.06.2014 09:20:00

Russia And Argentina’s South Atlantic Energy Gambit

Before leaving to meet Pope Francis in Brazil Argentine President Cristina Kirchner told her people she wished she had a little machine to print money. Argentina has made some problematic business decisions in the hydrocarbons arena and as a result the nation has gone from being a net exporter to a net hydrocarbons importer in less than 24 months. Influential magazines like The Economist charge that ...

Эрманн Эрик
06.08.2013 10:54:00

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