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What Comes Next in Argentina: A Conversation with Sergio Massa

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Uncertainty about the priorities and policies of Argentina’s likely next government has unsettled markets since the August primaries, as observers shift their focus from “who will win?” to “what comes next?” The likelihood of President Mauricio Macri’s defeat in October resulted in a currency run and debt crisis.

Sergio Massa, a 2015 presidential candidate and the likely next speaker of the Argentine Lower House, is a leading figure in Peronism’s moderate wing and an influential supporter of Alberto Fernández’s presidential candidacy. Under a Fernández government, Massa, a onetime critic of Fernández de Kirchner’s administration, would be considered an important counterweight to his party’s left wing. He was the leading legislative candidate for Frente de Todos in Buenos Aires Province, attracting 50 percent of the votes.

Please join us on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to hear Massa’s analysis of Argentina’s crisis management plans, and the prospects for structural reforms under its next government.

Opening Remarks

Benjamin N. Gedan, PhD
Senior Adviser, Latin American Program
Director, Argentina Project
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Keynote Speaker

Sergio Massa
Frente de Todos, Argentina


Rafael Mathus Ruiz
U.S. Correspondent, La Nación


*  Please Note:  The seminar will be in Spanish, without simultaneous translation.