Argentina is lagging behind all its income peers and many of its regional peers on most IPI components, especially judicial independence and press freedom. It enjoys, however, high demand for good governance, with an active, digitally empowered civil society. As this seems to be the key asset, more administrative simplification and fiscal transparency, in particular in the key area of procurement might enable civil society’s more effective monitoring and deterrence of particularistic allocation of state resources, which seems to be the norm for the present.
Selected trends from the Public Integrity Index
Trends in Judicial Independence, Administrative Burden, Freedom of the Press over the past 13 years