ecuador strikes
Eight people died during the strikes, 1,340 were injured, and 1,152 were arrested. (MaJos)

Ecuador: Violent Strikes Reveal Democracy on the Brink

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Fiscal Necessity at Odds with Perils of Entitlement

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chile financial hub
According to Fitch, Chile is the most stable country in Latin America in terms of political, economic, and operational risks. (alobos life)

Chile Aims to Become Regional Financial Hub

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Piñera Administration Vows to Cut Red Tape, Attract Foreign Investment

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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

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President Moreno Tightens Stranglehold on Private Schools

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brazil's pension reform
Brazil’s pension system is among the most generous in the world, according to the OECD. (Alexa_Fotos)

Brazil’s Pension Reform: A Herculean Task

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Investor Confidence, Economic Growth Tied to Positive Outcome

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brazil pension reform
The National Social Security Institute is a federal agency that handles Brazil's pensions. (Wikimedia)

Why Brazil Cannot Avoid Pension Reform

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Ageing Population, Privileges Underpin Untenable System

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

The US Student Debt Crisis in Numbers

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

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Charles Wheelan, author of Naked Statistics, has brought his insights to the world, seen here in Liberia. (@BridgeIntlAcads)

Why ‘Naked Statistics’ Succeeds Where Schools Fail

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Charles Wheelan’s Storytelling Reveals the Point of It All

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If students are too young and impressionable to take on loans, politicos shouldn’t promote state-sponsored loans. (Canva)

A Solution to Student-Loan Crisis: No More Risk-Free Loans

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Privatize All Programs to Immediately Stop The Bleeding

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Daniel Lacalle, author of Life in the Financial Markets and chief economist for Tressis. (Daniel Lacalle)

Financial-Market Naysayers No Match for Daniel Lacalle

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Hedge-Fund Economist Confronts Myths, Offers Sage Advice for Next Generation

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Canada takes longer and approves fewer drugs for consumption than the United States. (Pexels)

Imported Drugs from Canada: The Right Prescription?

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US Politicos Weigh Options to Circumvent Sky-High Prices

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