Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

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    Apple Looks Unappetizing in Argentina

    Feb 29, 12 • 758 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. While wandering the streets of Buenos Aires, I wondered why the shop windows seemed devoid of any new Apple products. Electronics stores touted the antepenultimate model of the iPod Nano as the new (overpriced) great thing. I......  [read more]

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    Slippery Subsidies

    Jan 11, 12 • 535 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna, Yale student, and recent traveler to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Venture down any avenue in Buenos Aires and you will certainly see tremendous lines coiling around the sidewalks as daily commuters......  [read more]

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    Forbidden Dollars

    Jan 10, 12 • 721 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna, Yale student, and recent traveler to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  In Argentina, a $100 USD bill is a hot item. And though Argentines want US dollars — for traveling, saving, or otherwise —......  [read more]

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    Greece and Argentina

    Oct 25, 11 • 1025 Views • No Comments

    Nobody wants Greece to become Argentina. It all began with what scholars Rogoff and Reinhart called the lending boom of the 1990s. Enjoying the influx of dollars, Argentina borrowed and grew and prospered…for awhile.  But when recession hit at the end......  [read more]