Economic Policy
Controversial Issues
Judicial Persecutions
Terrorist Attacks
International Relations
  Support to Martínez de Hoz´s policies
  Analysis of Martínez de Hoz´s term in office
  Filing with the Inter-American commission on Human Rights
His Death - Farewell


José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz was born on August 13, 1925 in the City of Buenos Aires and died in Buenos Aires aged 87, on March 15, 2013.

Both his paternal and maternal ancestors had many generations in Argentina committed to public matters. His grandfather, Ramón Cárcano, served twice as governor of the Province of Córdoba, was Argentine ambassador to Brazil, president of the Argentine Mail Service and author of several books.

His uncles, Miguel Angel Cárcano and Carlos Alberto Acevedo, held ministerial offices in several governments. His father, José Alfredo, acted as director of Corporación Argentina de Productores de Carne (CAP) and later, president of Sociedad Rural Argentina. His mother, Carola Cárcano, also had the chance to meet, from her early age and within her family circle, the leading political personalities of her time.

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Economic Policy

Economic Liberalization
The spirit underlying all of the reforms implemented during José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz’s term in office was the liberalization of...
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Economic Stability
When José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz took office as Minister of Economy, inflation –which had existed in Argentina for many decades and...
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Economic Results
The economic liberalization measures adopted by Minister José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz produced -within longer or shorter periods...
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Controversial Issues

External Debt
The alleged de-industrialization
The Scheduled Crawling Peg (La Tablita)
Sweet Money (Plata Dulce)
Grain Embargo
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