Posts By :

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez is the Econ Americas policy analyst. She is cofounder and academic coordinator of Libre Razón, a liberal think tank in Quito, Ecuador. She holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito. Follow @PazenLibertad.

ecuador tuition price controls
President Lenín Moreno’s decree will negatively affect the students it claims to protect. (Libre Razón)

Ecuador Fails Students, Educators with Tuition Price Controls

1200 600 Paz Gómez

President Moreno Tightens Stranglehold on Private Schools

read more
One-third of all borrowers have failed to complete their degrees. (Canva)

The US Student Debt Crisis in Numbers

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Peer-to-Peer Lending, No-Loan Financial Aid Have Surged as Private Solutions

read more
drugs-imports-canada
Canada takes longer and approves fewer drugs for consumption than the United States. (Pexels)

Imported Drugs from Canada: The Right Prescription?

1170 658 Paz Gómez

US Politicos Weigh Options to Circumvent Sky-High Prices

read more
sanctions-venezuela-oil
Centralized oil production made true the resource curse for Venezuela. Centralized oil production made true the resource curse for Venezuela. (jp26jp)

A Timeline of US Sanctions on the Venezuelan Regime

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Oil-Production Decline, Economic Crisis Preceded Punitive Measures

read more
Former Foreign Minister María Fernanda Espinosa granted Assange the Ecuadorian citizenship. (Aland Molestina M.)

The Fate of Julian Assange

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Extradition to the United States Likely, Could Take Years

read more
In July 2018, 64-year-old AMLO succeeded on his third presidential election bid. (Wikimedia)

What AMLO Bodes for Mexico

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Welfare State Gets Boost amid Economic Uncertainty

read more
comerciantes informalidad
La solución a la informalidad en América Latina requiere un nuevo paradigma Más de la mitad de los trabajadores latinoamericanos actúan al margen de la ley informalidad ecuador Un vendedor anónimo en Quito, Ecuador. (Libre Razón)

La solución a la informalidad en América Latina requiere un nuevo paradigma

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Más de la mitad de los trabajadores latinoamericanos actúan al margen de la ley

read more
comerciantes informalidad
Street vendors in San Francisco Square in Quito, Ecuador. (Libre Razón)

How to Tackle Latin America’s Informal Economy

1170 658 Paz Gómez

More Carrot, Less Stick: Cut Red Tape, Help Workers Formalize

read more
In October, Uruguay hosted the Blockchain Accelerator, a series of workshops for developers targeted to government agencies. (@AnaKarinaLucero)

Fear of Crypto Limits Uruguay’s Blockchain Overtures

1170 658 Paz Gómez

State Officials Only Want Innovation under Their Thumb

read more