GOP Presidential candidate promotes Chile as a benchmark for social security reforms

GOP Presidential candidate promotes Chile as a benchmark for social security reforms

GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain,  has laid out his economic plan. He includes tax reform, spending...
Chilean ‘model’ is shaken, but very much alive

Chilean ‘model’ is shaken, but very much alive

By Andres Oppenheimer | The Miami Herald Critics of Chile’s free-market democratic model had a feast...
Student protests may lead to a better Chile

Student protests may lead to a better Chile

By Andres Oppenheimer. First published in The Miami Herald on August, 24 SANTIAGO, Chile –      ...
U.S. Greens vs. Chile’s Poor. Environmental groups in America lobby to block Chilean energy development.

U.S. Greens vs. Chile’s Poor. Environmental groups in America lobby to block Chilean energy development.

By Mary O’Grady. Wall Street Journal, July 11th, 2011 Chilean President Sebastian Piñera says...

GOP Presidential candidate promotes Chile as a benchmark for social security reforms

Articles, Featured, Social Security (Pensions) — September 9, 2011 at 1:10 pm
GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain,  has laid out his economic plan. He includes tax reform, spending cuts and a balanced budget amendment among some of the policies he  supports. However, he also recommends reforms to social security and has put forth the example of the Chilean social security reforms during the early 1980’s. You can find more information from the architect of the reforms himself,...

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Chilean ‘model’ is shaken, but very much alive

Chilean ‘model’ is shaken, but very much alive
By Andres Oppenheimer | The Miami Herald Critics of Chile’s free-market democratic model had a feast in recent days with...
Aug 28, 2011 11:53

Politics

Student protests may lead to a better Chile

Student protests may lead to a better Chile
By Andres Oppenheimer. First published in The Miami Herald on August, 24 SANTIAGO, Chile –       The student...
Aug 24, 2011 9:18

Disaster Relief

What it was really like in that Chilean mine

Posted in Althouse blog, October 14, 2010. By Ann Althouse Surprisingly different from what I’d pictured: The men…...
Oct 20, 2010 10:35

Book: The Economic Transformation of Chile

A Latin American Miracle

A Latin American Miracle
This article appeared in forbes.com in March, 2010. By Silvia Santacruz For the last two decades Chile has been Latin America’s...
Apr 14, 2010 12:06

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GOP Presidential candidate promotes Chile as a benchmark for social security reforms

GOP Presidential candidate promotes Chile as a benchmark for social security reforms
GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain,  has laid out his economic plan. He includes tax reform, spending cuts and a balanced budget amendment among some of the policies he  supports. However, he also recommends reforms to social security and has put forth the example of the Chilean social security...
September 9th, 2011 | Articles, Featured, Social Security (Pensions) | Read More

Chilean ‘model’ is shaken, but very much alive

Chilean ‘model’ is shaken, but very much alive
By Andres Oppenheimer | The Miami Herald Critics of Chile’s free-market democratic model had a feast in recent days with images of massive student strikes and a two-day general strike that made headlines across the world. But their glee may be premature, and short-lived. Chile is not Libya, nor Egypt,...
August 28th, 2011 | Articles, Economics, Featured | Read More

Student protests may lead to a better Chile

Student protests may lead to a better Chile
By Andres Oppenheimer. First published in The Miami Herald on August, 24 SANTIAGO, Chile –       The student protests that paralyzed Chile this week have been widely depicted as a symptom of the failure of this country’s free-market-oriented education system. In reality, they are partly...
August 24th, 2011 | Articles, Economics, Education, Featured, Politics | Read More

U.S. Greens vs. Chile’s Poor. Environmental groups in America lobby to block Chilean energy development.

U.S. Greens vs. Chile’s Poor. Environmental groups in America lobby to block Chilean energy development.
By Mary O’Grady. Wall Street Journal, July 11th, 2011 Chilean President Sebastian Piñera says that by generating high levels of growth, his government’s economic policy can set the country on the path to becoming a developed nation within a decade. That would be especially good news for...
July 11th, 2011 | Articles, Economics, Featured, Politics | Read More

A Year-End Look at the Americas

This article was published in The Huffington Post, December, 2010. By Eric Farnsworth. The pending holidays always bring reflections on the previous year and this time will be no different. Herewith some of the highs (and lows) of the rapidly-concluding year, and issues to consider for 2011: • Chile,...
December 3rd, 2010 | Articles, Politics | Read More