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Argentina's Central Bank, the Economic Crisis, and Power

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Martin Redrado, president of Argentina’s Central Bank from 2004 to 2010, looks into the dangers of mixing political power and economics in an emerging country. No Reserve: The Limit of Absolute Power is an account of his appointment by Argentina’s President, Nestor Kirchner, to lead Argentina through difficult economic times. He explains emerging world markets, tenets of central banking, and how governments can cause—and avoid—financial crises.

Guests:

Martin Redrado

Comments [2]

Cristina from Montrose, NY

I enjoyed this enlightening conversation as I was born in Argentina and always eager to learn about this complicated country. Mr. Redrado seems to be on target and very capable. The show was very informative and I will buy his book! Thank you for having him.

Feb. 23 2011 12:57 PM
Leonick from Washington

please ask mr redrado to address the issue of corruption in argentina

Feb. 23 2011 12:18 PM

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