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Most of Venezuela’s economic problems can be traced to the country’s dysfunctional exchange rate system, argues Weisbrot (ar

Fixing the Exchange Rate System in Venezuela

When it comes to economic policy, the ideas of the public can matter a lot. Elected governments have to worry about being re-elected, and this is certainly the case in Venezuela, where the electorate is polarized and the last presidential election was close.

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Venezuela in images

Venezuela Moves! First National Dance Festival Held in Caracas - In mid-November, Venezuela celebrated its first annual dance festival in Caracas. The event, organized by the National Dance Center and the Ministry of Culture, and entitled Venezuela Moves, brought together national choreographers and dance companies ranging from modern, folkloric, ballet, and African dance.

José Khan, Director of the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) stated that Venezuela will not devalue the bolivar currency (El Univ

Venezuela’s Decision Not to Devalue Its Currency Raises Questions

Cory Fischer Hoffman looks at the pressures facing the Venezuelan economy and the questions raised by the decision of President Nicolas Maduro’s government not to adjust (devalue) the country’s exchange rate in the near future.

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Economic Indicators

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This CEPR has written various reports on the situation of the venezuelan economy. Read them here