Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

AQ Podcast: Crisis in Argentina & the Road to 2023 Elections

The surprise resignation of the economy minister has opened up a new chapter in Argentina’s long-running political and economic crisis.
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The surprise resignation of Argentina’s economy minister has raised concerns of an even deeper political and economic crisis. Where is the country headed? In this episode of the Americas Quarterly Podcast, María Esperanza Casullo, a political scientist and professor at the National University of Río Negro, explores what is behind the resignation, what can be expected from the new minister and from next year’s presidential election, as well as why Argentina is not ripe for “outsider” candidates like much of the western world.

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María Esperanza Casullo is a political scientist and professor at the National University of Río Negro. She is the author of Por Qué Funciona El Populismo? (Why Does Populism Work?)

Brian Winter is AQ’s editor-in-chief

Supplemental reading: 

AQ Podcast: What a Global Recession Might Mean for Latin America with Ernesto Revilla, managing director and head of Latin American economics at Citigroup

Four Scenarios for Argentina’s Inflation Crisis by María Esperanza Casullo

Argentina and the IMF: A Never Ending Story by Alejandro Werner

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