Timmy ElsewhereApril 21, 2008 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere3 CommentsAt the GI. Is a country\’s starting point its destiny? previousJohn KellynextNew Technology Baffles Middle Aged Blogger 3 thoughts on “Timmy Elsewhere” J April 21, 2008 at 10:25 am I remember visiting Argentina about 30 years ago and meeting an elderly Argentinian who looked back nostalgically to the pre Peron days when Argentina felt much better off. Precisely the period when the graphs diverge. Mark Wadsworth April 21, 2008 at 2:08 pm It’s a typo. A country’s starting point is actually its ‘density’. Gallimaufry April 21, 2008 at 4:25 pm Argentina received the lion’s share of Britain’s overseas investments until the start of WW2 when the majority were liquidated to pay for American arms. Could the loss of British economic influence have had an adverse effect and put Argentina into the same boat as Brazil for example – resource rich but massively underperforming? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.