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Economic study of Puerto Rico

United States. Dept. of Commerce.

Economic study of Puerto Rico

report to the President

by United States. Dept. of Commerce.

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Published by The Department, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puerto Rico -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliograpical references.

    Statementprepared by the Interagency Task Force coordinated by the United States Department of Commerce.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22912110M

    CENTRO: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Vol Number 3 • Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane Maria: Origins and Consequences of a Crisis Guest Editor: Edwin Meléndez and Charles R. Venator-Santiago Table of Contents INTRODUCTION / INTRODUCCIÓN Introduction to Puerto Rico Post-Maria: Origins and Consequences of a Crisis Edwin. Economic projections for —presented in December by financial consulting firm Estudios Técnicos Inc. (ETI) in its report “The Economy: ”—reveal a somewhat discouraging outlook for Puerto Rico in part because of international developments that could directly affect Puerto Rico this year.

    This study is designed for business, investors, and others interested in Puerto Rico to understand the magnitude of economic damages on the island and help you manage, minimize risk, and look ahead. Price includes 4% B2B tax.   Puerto Rico's best shot at economic recovery Puerto Rico has a once in a generation chance to enact real economic reform post Hurricanes Maria and Irma. Anne O. Krueger, senior research professor.

    By now, many Americans are familiar with the public debt fiasco that plagues Puerto Rico. The issue has steadily risen in prominence as the gravity of Puerto Rico's debt load sets in on the American public. Certainly, the island's economic mismanagement has taken center stage in Washington, as Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has been called to testify numerous times before Congress. Leading Economic Index Puerto Rico increased 1 percent in December of over the same month in the previous year. Leading Economic Index in Puerto Rico averaged percent from until , reaching an all time high of percent in November of and a record low of percent in November of This page provides - Puerto Rico Economic Activity Index- actual values.


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Economic study of Puerto Rico by United States. Dept. of Commerce. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Good social/economic histories are rare and we are fortunate to have this study for Puerto Rico. It is too easy to forget how life was prior to the demographic explosion of the early 20th century.

Many areas had just a few thousand inhabitants. The book also demonstratedse the importance of the Munoz Marin strategy of economic by: In this innovative new book, economists from U.S. and Puerto Rican institutions address a range of major policy issues affecting the island's economic development.

To frame the current situation, the contributors begin by assessing Puerto Rico's past experience with various growth policies/5(2). Economy:: Puerto Rico Economy - overview: This entry briefly describes the type of economy, including the degree of market orientation, the level of economic development, the most important natural resources, and the unique areas of specialization.

Get this from a library. Economic study of Puerto Rico: report to the President. [United States. Department of Commerce.

Interagency Study Group.]. This is a comprehensive and detailed account of the economic history of Puerto Rico from the period of Spanish colonial domination to the present. Interweaving findings of the new Puerto Rican historiography with those of earlier historical studies, and using the most recent theoretical concepts to interpret them, James Dietz/5.

In this innovative new book, economists from U.S. and Puerto Rican institutions address a range of major policy issues affecting the island’s economic development. To frame the current situation. Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico - The economy: Puerto Rico’s economy, now based on services and manufacturing, was dominated by agriculture until the midth century.

Under Spanish colonial rule the island was largely neglected because of its limited mineral resources. 1 Chapter 1: Overview of Puerto Rico 1 Introduction 4 Puerto Rico—Its History, Politics, and Economy 4 Early History 7 The Colonial Period 8 Steps Toward Autonomy 8 The American Period 12 Contemporary Puerto Rico 18 Physical and Climatic Zones of Puerto Rico 18 Geography 20 Climate 21 Hurricanes 23 Geology 25 Soils.

Puerto Rico has been one of the most dynamic and competitive economies in Latin America and the Caribbean region until recent years, Puerto Rico's economy relies mainly on federal aid from the United States government.

Until the 's, Puerto Rico's economy was dominated by sugar production up. Puerto Rico Economic Outlook. Frequent earthquakes since January and the fallout from Covid are smothering the economy. On 1 May, the government announced that it was extending the national lockdown, which has been in effect.

Puerto Rico Economy THE JONES ACT HAS NO IMPACT ON RETAIL PRICES OR COST OF LIVING AND PROVIDES POSITIVE ECONOMIC IMPACT A new study performed jointly by Reeve & Associates and Estudios Técnicos, Inc.

concluded that the Jones Act has no impact on either retail prices or the cost of living in Puerto Rico. This is a comprehensive and detailed account of the economic history of Puerto Rico from the period of Spanish colonial domination to the present. Interweaving findings of the “new” Puerto Rican historiography with those of earlier historical studies, and using the most recent theoretical concepts to interpret them, James Dietz.

Puerto Rico and the United States. Although Puerto Rico had just begun its experiment with self-government granted by the Spanish rulers inits citizens initially greeted the transfer of ultimate authority from Spain to the United States in with much enthusiasm because of the promise of the expansion of American democratic values and economic development.

The economy of Puerto Rico is classified as a high income economy by the World Bank and as the most competitive economy in Latin America by the World Economic Forum. The main drivers of Puerto Rico's economy are manufacturing, primarily pharmaceuticals, textiles, petrochemicals, and electronics; followed by the service industry, notably finance, insurance, real estate, and y group: Developed/Advanced, High-income.

The new study, "Describing the Ocean Economies of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico," is the first step in getting to the bottom of how exactly island territory economies are different from those of coastal and Great Lakes states.

Understanding these differences is the first step in a long-term goal to expand NOAA economic models to include all U.S. territories. Puerto Rico Economic Analysis Report Figure 3 ompared Population by Age Group Population Estimates July 1, and Source: U.S.

ensus ureau, Population Division. The age group with the highest number of persons in year was the 15 to 19 year old (,) and in was the 20 to 24 year old (,).File Size: 1MB. United States Department of Commerce, Economic Study of Puerto Rico,p.

Statistics not otherwise footnoted were obtained from this U.S. Department of Commerce study. David F. Ross, The Long Uphill Path: A Historical Study of Puerto Rico’s Program of Economic Development (San Juan: Talleres Gráficos Interamericanos, ), : Dennis Bechara.

The first half of the s witnessed unprecedented population growth in Puerto Rico. Most of the growth resulted from Spanish immigration as a Spanish subjects from other parts of the hemisphere--including troops and other peninsulares from former Spanish possessions that had recently achieved their independence--and refugees from adjacent Caribbean islands came to Puerto Rico.

Why GAO Did This Study. Puerto Rico has access to many federal programs, and is subject to certain federal tax laws; however, for some programs and for some aspects of tax law, Puerto Rico is treated differently than the states. Options for Puerto Rico's political status include statehood.

The Economy of Puerto Rico: Restoring Growth proposes innovative ways to develop Puerto Rico’s economy and implement strategies for future growth.

The authors examine the island’s low-employment. Inside the Puerto Rico Economy makes this point through past issues of the publication Puerto Rico Economic Pulse©, prepared monthly by H.

Calero Consulting Group since This group of economists has allowed itself to think. Its major objective is to challenge the reader with its emphasis on key issues regarding demographics, tourism, manufacturing, government, political status, banking.

Puerto Rico’s economy recorded little growth afterand real (inflation-adjusted) GDP has been falling for the past decade. Many Puerto Ricans, unable to find jobs on the island, have migrated to the mainland, with the population and labor force .Puerto Rico Open Data Interconnection Portal "For every dollar spent on open data returned between $ 5- $ 18 to the economy" Study - Costs and Benefits of Data Provision.

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