Opinion columns & Interviews

Revenue mobilization in commodity-rich countries: Challenges and opportunities (with Samara Gunter, Daniel Riera-Crichton and Carlos Vegh),
Brookings, January 26, 2017

How to deal with growing fiscal deficits. Are higher taxes a smart option? (with Samara Gunter, Daniel Riera-Crichton and Carlos Vegh),
Brookings, January 6, 2017

Democracy does not cause growth (with Julia Ruiz Pozuelo and Amy Slipowitz),
VoxEU
, September 30, 2016


Democracy does not cause growth (with Julia Ruiz Pozuelo and Amy Slipowitz),
VoxLACEA
, September 12, 2016

Democracy does not cause growth (with Julia Ruiz Pozuelo and Amy Slipowitz),
Brookings
, September 6, 2016

Ser o no ser contracíclico? Esa es la cuestión para América Latina (with
Carlos Vegh),
VoxLACEA
, May 2, 2016

To be countercyclical or not? That is the question for Latin America (with Carlos Vegh),
VoxEU, February 24, 2016

In the United States people think that no matter who wins in the upcoming election the relationship with the United States will improve,
Interview: Clarin (Argentina), August 11, 2015

Fiscal policy procyclicality and output forecast errors: Bad luck or bad decisions? (with Leopoldo Avellan),
Brookings, March 26, 2015

Prociclicidad de políticas fiscales y errores de pronóstico en el producto: Mala suerte o malas decisiones? (with Leopoldo Avellan),
Colectivo Economico (Argentina), March 7, 2015

Prociclicidad de políticas fiscales y errores de pronóstico en el producto: Mala suerte o malas decisiones? (with Leopoldo Avellan)
VoxLACEA, February 27, 2015

Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2015,
TV Interview: NTN24, Zoom a la Noticia, January 12, 2015

Sobre el multiplicador del gasto público en Argentina,
Colectivo Económico (Argentina), December 1, 2014

Argentina enjoys a rare period of "currency peace",
Interview: Central Banking (United Kingdom), November 14, 2014

A decision that will affect South America: The impact of the Fed’s tapering
,
Interview: Clarin (Argentina), October 30, 2014

Argentinean member of parliament tries to block new central bank governor,
Interview: Central Banking (United Kingdom), October 29, 2014

Argentina in default: Why 2014 is different to 2001,
Brookings, August 5, 2014

Argentina's debt negotiation article,
Interview: Brasil Economico (Brazil), July 8, 2014

The latest chapter in Argentina's debt saga,
Brookings, June 19, 2014

The social impact of fiscal policy responses to crises (with Carlos Vegh),
VoxEU, June 12, 2014

The blue market in Buenos Aires,
Interview: Aftenposten (Norway), May 18, 2014

"Cornered" Argentina introduces new inflation index,
Interview: Central Banking (United Kingdom), February 14, 2014

Consequences of the Fed’s tapering,
Interview: The SAIS Observer (Johns Hopkins University), February 12, 2014

Argentina’s currency devaluation: Back to the future, (with Julia Ruiz Pozuelo),
Brookings, February 4, 2014
Featured in: Gazeta Wyborcza (Poland), February 8, 2014.

Instability in emerging markets and the potential global impacts,
Radio interview: tbs eFM “This Morning” (Korea), February 4, 2014

The long tango of Argentina bankruptcy,
Interview: Το Βήμα (Greece), February 2, 2014

Would higher minimum wages benefit Latin Americans?,
Interview: The Inter-American Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor, October 14, 2013


Tax-policy procyclicality (with Carlos Vegh),
VoxEU, October 1, 2013

What do large informal labor sectors mean for Latin America?,
Interview: The Inter-American Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor, September 6, 2013


Overcoming the fear of free falling: Monetary policy graduation in emerging markets (with Carlos Vegh),
VoxEU, August 22, 2012

Fiscal policy in developing countries: Escape from procyclicality (with Jeffrey Frankel and Carlos Vegh),
VoxEU, June 23, 2011