Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/163258
Authors: 
Ocampo, Emilio
Year of Publication: 
2016
Series/Report no.: 
Serie Documentos de Trabajo, Universidad del CEMA 600
Abstract: 
This paper introduces an index that seeks to objectively measure the intensity of favorable external conditions that can lead to improved macroeconomic performance in Argentina. The country is a net exporter of commodities and a net importer of capital, therefore it benefits from rising prices in international commodity markets and the availability of low cost long-term capital. The index is partly based on the framework of "push" and "pull" factors developed in the early 1990s to explain international capital flows into emerging markets economies and my own experience as an international investment banker during the nineties.
Subjects: 
tailwind
push factors
economic policy
Argentina
emerging markets
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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