Description of the country:
Argentina officially known as the Argentine Republic is a federal republic country located in southeastern South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with its neighbor Chile, it is bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north; Brazil to the northeast; Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east; Chile to the west and the Drake Passage to the south.
Geography of the country:
Comprising almost the entire southern half of South America, Argentina is the world's eighth largest country, covering an area of 2.8 million square km. Argentina presents some of the world's tallest mountains, expansive deserts, and impressive waterfalls, with the diversity of the land ranging from wild, remote areas in southern Patagonia to the bustling metropolis of Buenos Aires in the north.
Status of Economy, Research and Development:
Argentina is a fascinating and intriguing case to study social politics and policies. Its history is representative of general trends in the Latin American Southern Cone, although, it is also distinctive in paradoxical ways. Social sciences have a particularly strong tradition in Argentina. Home to 122 think tanks specializing in public policy and economics issues Argentina ranks fifth in the number of these institutions worldwide.
Status about the different subjects in which extensive research is going on:
The country has produced 5 Nobel laureates in various fields of medicine, chemistry and peace so far. It is a house for some of the very famous institutes on social and political sciences - Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), The Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Universidad de San Andrés, Instituto Universitario del Arte etc…Extensive research work is carried in these institutes on political sciences and the papers are published in high quality and reputed social and political sciences journals enlightening the readers with various policies in the country.