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AEI panel debates P.R. fiscal crisis in Washington
May 5, 2017, No Comments

WASHINGTON — A group of economists meeting in Washington debated Puerto Rico’s fiscal future Wednesday, the day afte ...

Bankruptcies down 23% in April; -12% year-to-date
May 2, 2017, No Comments

The number of bankruptcy cases filed in Puerto Rico showed a steep decline last month, when an astounding 23 percent few ...

CNE Growth Commission for P.R. to meet in April
March 23, 2017, No Comments

The Center for a New Economy announced Wednesday that the CNE Growth Commission for Puerto Rico will meet during the fir ...

Planning Board: PR economy will shrink in Fiscal ’17, ’18
March 9, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Planning Board released economic projections for fiscal years 2017 and 2018, which reflect drops in the ...

P.R. bankruptcies down 14.5% year-over-year in Feb.
March 3, 2017, No Comments

The island's bankruptcy filings dropped in February, when 14.5 percent fewer cases were submitted to the court, versus t ...

Report: Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy filings drop 2% in ’16
January 26, 2017, No Comments

The number of bankruptcy cases filed in Puerto Rico during 2016 dropped by 2 percent year-over-year, with a total of 10, ...

P.R. manufacturing index drops to 49.1 in November ’16
January 5, 2017, No Comments

On a non-seasonally adjusted basis (NSA), the Purchasing Managers Index for Puerto Rico’s manufacturing sector edged d ...

Studies: PREPA’s proposed rate hike is economy killer
December 6, 2016, No Comments

The rate hike that the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and its bondholders are proposing would further erode the is ...

Puerto Rico bankruptcies drop 26% in November
December 2, 2016, No Comments

Bankruptcy filings dropped by 23 percent in November, when a total of 706 cases were filed, in comparison to the same mo ...

Dudley offers prescription for island’s return to growth
November 30, 2016, No Comments

While admitting that there isn’t much the Federal Reserve Bank of New York can do to spur economic growth for the isla ...