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Luis Pablo de la Horra

Bachelor's degree in English Studies, MSc in Finance, and Master of Research in Business Economics

  • E-mail luispablo.horra@uva.es
  • Institution University of Valladolid (Spain)
  • PhD Candidate in Economics

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Luis Pablo holds a MSc in Finance from Vlerick Business School and a Master of Research in Business Economics from the University of Salamanca. He is currently a predoctoral fellow at the University of Valladolid where he is doing a Ph.D. in Economics. Luis Pablo is interested in macroeconomics, monetary theory, and financial economics. He has been published by several media outlets, including the Foundation for Economic Education, CapX, and The American Conservative, among others.

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Classical Liberalism and Effective Altruism

In Why Nations Fail, economist Daron Acemoglu and political theorist James A. Robinson argue that the only way for developing countries to escape the poverty trap is through inclusive institutions such as formal property rights, the rule of law, political pluralism, or certain redistributions of wealth that create a level playing field for everyone.

Deflation: Friend or Foe?

Deflation is the most feared economic phenomenon of our time. The reason behind this a priori irrational fear (why should we be afraid of prices going down?) is the Great Depression. The most severe economic crisis of the 20th century was accompanied by a massive deflationary spiral that pushed prices down by 25% between 1929 and 1932 (this is equivalent to an annualized inflation rate of minus 7% over that period). Given the impact that the Great Depression had on the social imaginary of the American and European societies, it isn’t surprising that people tend to associate deflation with crises and economic hardship.

Sometimes the best thing to do on election day is to stay at home

It was trumpeted (if you’ll forgive the pun) as the most important election in decades, and America 2020 didn’t disappoint. Although numbers are still to be confirmed, the Trump vs Biden presidential election saw a record voter turnout with two-thirds of the electorate going to the polls on election day. This represents the highest turnout in more than 100 years.

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