News in Review Argentina: Collapse of an Economy

News in Review Argentina: Collapse of an Economy

After years of turmoil, Argentina, formerly one of South America's healthiest economies, collapsed after defaulting on its national debt of US$144-billion. The crisis brought down a number of interim Argentinean government leaders, created violent protests in the streets and seriously devalued the Argentinean currency. This tragic case study of the breakdown of a national economy is the starting point for a study of many important global economic policies and systems.

  • 2002
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2002

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