The Impact of Short-Term Rentals in Puerto Rico: 2014-2020

This report provides a detailed examination of short-term rentals activity in Puerto Rico and addresses several of the claims made by different groups through a detailed analysis focused on: hosting trends, and the industry’s effects on housing markets and affordability.

The Midterm Election and Its Implications for Puerto Rico

Election results in the U.S. midterm elections are still coming in as we write this CNE Review but the big picture is fairly clear. Adapting to the new political conditions in the U.S. is the only strategy likely to be successful in avoiding two years of stagnation and achieving some policy victories in Washington.

Tres elementos de una red eléctrica que funciona

La m√°s reciente falla masiva en el sistema el√©ctrico de Puerto Rico causada por el hurac√°n Fiona, el desencanto con el desempe√Īo de LUMA, y la frustraci√≥n general con el proceso de reconstrucci√≥n y transformaci√≥n de la infraestructura de la isla me llevaron a preguntarle a dos expertos en sistemas el√©ctricos en Espa√Īa sobre las claves para lograr tener un sistema funcional.

Coordinando la reconstrucción

El Hurac√°n Fiona volvi√≥ a dejar al desnudo la vulnerabilidad sustancial de la sociedad puertorrique√Īa. La pregunta clave que se debe hacer es: ¬Ņpor qu√© cinco a√Īos despu√©s del hurac√°n Mar√≠a el proceso de reconstrucci√≥n est√° tan atrasado?

The Help Puerto Rico Needs

We believe the current confluence of events calls for President Biden to take bold action and order the creation of an entity similar to the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, which was created by President Obama under Executive Order 13632 of 7 December 2012.

Los exámenes estandarizados y el éxito universitario

Los exámenes estandarizados están perdiendo popularidad en Estados Unidos. Las universidades han comenzado a reconocer que las puntuaciones obtenidas en estos exámenes no reflejan necesariamente el potencial y la preparación del estudiante para tener éxito en la universidad.

Puerto Rico Recovery Task Force

This Policy Brief focuses on the lack of effective coordination among the relevant stakeholders in the recovery process, set forth principles to guide the process, present policy priorities for both the emergency response to Fiona and the ongoing reconstruction related to María, and suggest a mechanism for effective coordination among and between all the relevant parties.