A Talk With Argentina's Finance Minister
Former central banker Roque B. Fernandez, 49, who took over as Economy Minister last July, is orchestrating Argentina's borrowing splurge. His low-key approach contrasts with that of his predecessor, Domingo Cavallo, who was forced out after five years by rising opposition stirred by his painful economic reforms and combative style. Fernandez, a University of Chicago PhD, is a golf enthusiast, a ham radio buff, and a tinkerer with autos and computers. In interviews on Jan. 9 and Jan. 14, he discussed Argentina's prospects with Louisa Shepard and Ian Katz, BUSINESS WEEK's correspondents in Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo, respectively.
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