How Will Peronists Govern Argentina This Time Around?

Latin America Advisor

On October 29, The Dialogue published a commentary by Cefeidas Group’s political and regulatory risk lead specialist Megan Cook and specialist Emilia Cerra. They were quoted on Argentina’s elections and the country’s economic outlook, responding to the following questions:

Peronist candidate Alberto Fernández on Sunday won an outright victory against incumbent President Mauricio Macri in the first round of Argentina’s presidential election. Fernández’s win was smaller than expected, garnering 48 percent of the vote to Macri’s 40.4 percent. What factors led to Fernández’s victory, and what do the results say about Argentines’ main concerns and priorities? How well will he manage Argentina’s economy, including its infl ation and currency pressures? What will the climate for business and investment be like in Argentina under its new president, and how will his term be similar to that of former President and Vice President-elect Cristina Fernández de Kirchner?

To read their answers in the full article, please click here.