Nicaragua: Economist recommends State intervention in the economy

The State will have to intervene rationally in the economy in order to strengthen the internal market and adopt new social protection measures.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

This proposal was made by Roger Cerda, Doctor of Economics, who, upon examining the huge problems that have shaken the main exchanges in the world, explained that in the main economies of the world's major countries the State has intervened in order to reduce the unfortunate effects of these economic storms.
Dr. Cerda also said to the EL NUEVO DIARIO newspaper that capitalism is changing in nature, it is starting to openly intervene in the economy, now saving companies at a greater level, as is the case with insurance giante, American International Group (AIG).

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