On January 9, 2000, the Ecuadorian government announced the adoption of the US dollar as legal tender, after a deep economic, financial and social crisis. The decision was unilateral, desperate and lacking in political and economic coordination. Could Ecuador de-dollarize its economy?
At the local level, the role of the state is fundamental in establishing policies to achieve a more just society. At the regional level, it is indispensable to establish a real integration project with common objectives that will mitigate similar crises.