Postponed Regions are not a Priority for the Argentine Banking System

Universidad Nacional del Nordeste - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas

A research analyzed the contribution of the banking system to the country’s economic development and concluded that financial resources preferably flow towards consolidated actors and advanced territories, so they do not contribute to the development of postponed regions, like the north. The study determined that the center of the country receives the greatest investments that permit it to reinforce its technological and industrial leadership and the territorial concentration of the economic activity.

The Oil Conflict Analyzed from the Point of View of Economic Sciences

Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas - Sede Comodoro Rivadavia

Researchers from the School of Economic Sciences observed the dynamics developed in the basin of Gulf San Jorge, where a localization economy or cluster has emerged. It is characterized by the specialization and geographical location of the activity related to the oil circuit. The specialists explain that “what happened in 2012 in the oil field of Cerro Dragón shows that an unsolved conflict can break up a portion of the productive system”.

Present Situation and Perspectives of the Consumption Cooperative Sector in Argentina

Universidad Nacional del Sur - Departamento de Ciencias de la Administración

Consumption cooperatives have nearly 1.5 million associates in Argentina and are present in more than 100 villages and cities. In many cases they are fundamental in small towns and little attractive for big commercial supermarkets and their average age surpasses 50 years old. Researchers from the Universidad Nacional del Sur analyzed the present situation and development perspectives of the sector.

Study of the Origin of Poverty in Argentina

Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino - Facultad de Economía y Administración

An investigation shows that the economic differences between the regions and provinces in Argentina are not a recent phenomenon, but which might have their origin before the twentieth century. Researchers determined that at the beginning of the twentieth century, the city and the province of Buenos Aires concentrated more than 50% of Argentina’s GDP; whereas in 2005 Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Santa Fe concentrated 72.8% of the country’s GDP.

Towards a Long-term Sustainable Development of Energy Policies in Argentina

Universidad Nacional del Sur - Departamento de Economía

What kind of energy sources, for what and whom and the roles of universities in the generation of knowledge which permits to formulate long-term energy policies are some of the issues dealt with by Doctor Carina Guzowski, specialist in energy economy. The researcher remarked that “although Argentina has a great potential for the development of renewable energy sources, it has not been able to advance towards an increase in the installed generation capacity”.

Olive Tree: Productive Alternative for Buenos Aires’ Southwest

Universidad Nacional del Sur - Departamento de Economía

Researchers and producers work together to potentiate an activity with great chances in the south of Buenos Aires: olive growing. The weather and soil characteristics permit to obtain high quality oil, which are now looking for a place in new markets by means of certificate of origin which positions it as differentiated quality oil.

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