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A market can properly function and prosper when consumption, savings and investments are aligned and in perfect balance.

Analysis: To have ‘fighting chance,’ P.R. needs to rebuild infrastructure, execute clear strategy
January 2, 2018, No Comments

Although Puerto Rico appears to have lost its major corporate tax advantage following the approval of the U.S. Tax Refor ...

Analysis: P.R. will feel economic blow of Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in ’19
December 28, 2017, 1 Comment

The recently passed Fedetal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have implications for Puerto Rico’s economic that will start to ...

Study: Hurricane María unmasks PR’s poverty, whose face is female
December 19, 2017, No Comments

When Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico it uncovered the poverty that exists in the island, which makes it the poorest Uni ...

Moody’s: Recovery prospects for PREPA bondholders down to 35% after storms
December 15, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority bondholders can expect to recover about 35 percent of their investments due to the ...

Census Bureau: PR’s median household income drops 4% in last 5 years
December 8, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s median household income dopped by 4 percent from 2012 to 2016, when it stood at $19,606, in comparison t ...

PR economic activity down 2.1% year-over-year in July
September 13, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s economic activity took a 2.1 percent dive in July 2017, when compared to the same month last year, accor ...

Doctors, restaurants lead Jan.-June bankruptcy petitions
July 24, 2017, No Comments

During the first six months of the year, 17 medical doctors filed for bankruptcy protection, reporting more than $23.5 m ...

Velázquez, experts discuss ways to spur PR’s recovery
July 19, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) hosted Tuesday a panel of experts and other members of Congress for a roundtable di ...

Rosselló signs trio of economic development measures
July 12, 2017, No Comments

Gov. Ricardo Rosselló signed three legislative measures that seek to stimulate the economy and create new jobs in Puert ...

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 ...