CNE lanza nueva iniciativa: BLUEPRINT

 

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En CNE entendemos que es imprescindible desarrollar un marco abarcador de planificación y política pública para atender todo lo relacionado al tema de vivienda y la tenencia de la tierra. Estos asuntos son medulares para la recuperación y reconstrucción de Puerto Rico.

Blueprint proveerá una plataforma de intercambio de conocimientos e información y entablará una serie de diálogos que sirvan para definir un marco programático de vivienda en Puerto Rico.

El documento adjunto por Raúl Santiago Bartolomei, Investigador Asociado de CNE, esboza en más detalle esta problemática y el marco que proponemos.

 

 

Blueprint contará con la colaboración de ReImagina Puerto Rico y otras organizaciones.



 

 

At CNE we understand that it is essential to develop a comprehensive framework of planning and public policy to address everything related to the issue of housing and land tenure. These issues are central to the recovery and reconstruction of Puerto Rico.

Blueprint will provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge and information and will initiate a series of dialogues that will serve to define a programmatic housing framework for Puerto Rico. 

The attached document by Raúl Santiago Bartolomei, Associate Researcher at CNE, outlines this problem and the framework we propose in more detail.

 

 

Blueprint will count on the collaboration with ReImagina Puerto Rico y other organizations.

Transforming the Recovery into Locally-led Growth: Federal Contracting in the Post-Disaster Period

 

 

 

 

 

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In the wake of the devastation resulting from hurricane María, the United States Federal Government mobilized numerous emergency relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Traditionally, Federal disaster response has been thought of as the “silver lining” that stems from a catastrophic event, given the millions of US Government dollars that are pumped into the local economy. 

The report examines Federal post disaster expenditures and the sectors and companies being contracted. Our primary findings suggest that Federal relief and recovery spending in Puerto Rico is mostly being used to contract mainland US firms. Moreover, existing trends signal that local economic development opportunities stemming from post disaster funding are possibly lower than expected. 

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