In June, the International Monetary Fund approved a historic bailout of Argentina’s troubled economy, offering a $50 billion loan to prevent a debt crisis and put an end to the peso’s staggering freefall. That rescue, however, has not endeared the IMF to most Argentines, according to a new poll by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Poliarquía, the ArgentinaPulse.

The national survey, conducted in August, found that 56 percent of Argentines dislike the IMF – the lowest ranking of any international organization included in the poll. By contrast, just 21 percent of respondents were critical of the United Nations. 

This finding is only one of many from the first ArgentinaPulse poll. In a new report, Poliarquía and the Wilson Center unpack Argentines' opinions on topics ranging from the United States and President Donald Trump to the current and future world order.

Read the full results



ArgentinaPulse is a joint undertaking of Poliarquía Consultores and the Argentina Project at the Wilson Center. The aim of ArgentinaPulse is to produce, scientifically and systematically, analysis and public opinion data on Argentines’ perceptions of the world order, international relations, and global issues. Poliarquía Consultores provides ArgentinaPulse with the technical capacity to produce high-quality social research, while the Wilson Center contributes its expertise studying international affairs.