The Cost of Populism in Argentina, 2003-2015


  • Nicolas Cachanosky Metropolitan State University of Denver



populism, Argentina, Kirchner administration, economic development, Latin America


This paper studies the historical context, and economic and institutional impact of the Néstor Kirchner’s and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s presidencies (Kirchner-Kirchner administration) in Argentina. The effects of the major economic policies during their presidency are explained as well as the indices fall of the institutional quality. The challenges of stepping out of populism are also mentioned.


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Author Biography

Nicolas Cachanosky, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Associate Professor of Economics at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) Department of Economics, Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, and Co-Editor of the journal Libertas: Segunda Época.


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Cachanosky N. The Cost of Populism in Argentina, 2003-2015. MisesJournal [Internet]. 2018 Nov. 2 [cited 2024 Jul. 13];. Available from:



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