Is a Federal Fiscal Control Board the Only Option for Puerto Rico? – Keynote: Andrés Velasco

Click on the link below to watch Andrés Velasco’s keynote in the Center for a New Economy’s forum “Is a Federal Fiscal Control Board the Only Option for Puerto Rico?”.

The event took place on March 2, 2016 at the National Press Club of Washington D.C.

Scroll below to download the slides from Mr. Velasco’s presentation and to read a brief biography.

Download Andrés Velasco’s presentation slides:


Andrés Velasco

Professor, Professional Practice in International Development

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, New York City

Velasco is a former presidential candidate and Finance Minister of Chile, and was also part of the team that negotiated Chile’s commercial agreements with Mexico, Canada and the United Sates. He has taught Development and International Finance at Harvard University, was Director of the Center for Latin American Studies of New York University, and has published over 100 articles and four books on international economics and development. Velasco holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University and a Post-Doctoral Degree in Political Economy in Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.