The Argentina Project Podcast
Ivanka, OPIC and Latin America

Ivanka, OPIC and Latin America

October 8, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Kristie Pellecchia, OPIC’s senior adviser for Latin America, to discuss her high-profile trip to Argentina, Paraguay and Colombia; OPIC’s support for female entrepreneurs; and OPIC’s strategy for drawing U.S. investment to a region in the face of rising Chinese engagement.

Fool Me Once

Fool Me Once

October 1, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan talks to James Bosworth, author of the Latin America Risk Report and CEO of the Hxagon consultancy, to discuss whether President Mauricio Macri's reelection hopes are as far-fetched as polls suggest.

 

 

El deseo de una política aburrida en Argentina

El deseo de una política aburrida en Argentina

September 25, 2019

El episodio especial de hoy incluye los hitos del último evento del programa de América Latina, en conjunto con el Proyecto Argentina, con Juan Manuel Urtubey, actual candidato a la Vicepresidencia de Argentina y gobernador de la provincia de Salta; y Kezia McKeague, de McLarty Associates. La discusión se centró en cómo la Argentina cambió totalmente a partir de las primarias del 11 de agosto. 

The End of the Peronist Curse?

The End of the Peronist Curse?

September 17, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan sits down with Adrian Bono, founder and CEO of The Essential and the Bubble, two leading English-language publications in Argentina, to discuss how the political stability in Argentina amid economic chaos demonstrates how the country has matured since past crises. If you enjoyed the episode and are interested in sponsoring the podcast, reach out to lap@wilsoncenter.org!

Where Does Argentina’s Economy Go From Here?

Where Does Argentina’s Economy Go From Here?

September 12, 2019

Benjamin Gedan joined a panel of experts in New York City at a seminar co-sponsored by the Wilson Center’s Argentina Project and UBS to discuss the economic drama in advance of Argentina’s election.

Argentina’s $56 Billion Question

Argentina’s $56 Billion Question

September 3, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Kezia McKeague, of McLarty Associates, by phone from Buenos Aires, to discuss her recent meeting with leading presidential candidate Alberto Fernández and her advice to U.S. companies trying to answer the biggest mystery in Argentina: the likely economic policies of a Fernández administration.

China’s Latin America Shopping Spree

China’s Latin America Shopping Spree

August 27, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan sits down with Stephen Kaplan, a Wilson Center global fellow and George Washington University professor, to discuss why investment in Latin America might not be zero-sum game between China and the U.S.

Overshooting for the Stars

Overshooting for the Stars

August 20, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by phone from Buenos Aires by Stephen Kaplan, a Wilson Center global fellow and professor at George Washington University to discuss the violent market reaction to Argentina's presidential primaries and whether populism is on its way back.

Post-PASO Panic

Post-PASO Panic

August 12, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan speaks to David Smith, a foreign correspondent for The Economist, former senior UN diplomat, and special contributor to the Wilson Center’s Argentina Project to unpack the results of Argentina’s stunning August 11 primary results. Does Alberto Fernández’s strong showing signal the end of President Mauricio Macri’s chances for re-election and a sharp reversal for his pro-market policies?

The Power of a Runoff

The Power of a Runoff

August 6, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan sits down with Cynthia McClintock, a professor at George Washington University, a former Wilson Center fellow and the author of “Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America,” to discuss the story behind Argentina’s quirky election system and the moderating power of a presidential runoff.

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