CNE Review – April 2022

In this edition of the CNE Review, we present a set of principles that should guide any tax reform effort in Puerto Rico. Also in this issue, a note on the complicated economic and political outlook given the inflation we face, the current war in Ukraine, and what these critical issues might mean for Puerto Rico.

Tax Reform (Again)

The consensus in Puerto Rico is that a broad-based tax reform is long overdue. It is important to understand, however, that tax policy involves difficult trade-offs among various objectives. We at the Center for a New Economy believe the following principles should guide any tax reform effort in Puerto Rico.

CNE Review – March 2022

The recently terminated PREPA Restructuring Support Agreement was the third failed attempt to restructure at least a portion of PREPA’s debt. In this Review, we offer some recommendations that hopefully will provide a useful framework to thoughtfully analyze any new proposal to restructure PREPA’s debt.

PREPA’s Debt Restructuring – What’s Next?

In this policy brief, we take a look at the current state of PREPA’s debt restructuring process and offer some recommendations about what a good PREPA debt restructuring transaction should (and shouldn’t) include.

Europa: qué está en juego con la invasión rusa

En este ‘Apuntes de Madrid’ intentamos esbozar una perspectiva europea de las implicaciones del conflicto en Ucrania, ofreciendo algún contexto a través de los debates que discurren en think tanks y medios europeos. Compartimos enlaces que pueden resultar de interés para aquellos que quieran continuar profundizando en el tema desde esta óptica.

CNE Review – February 2022

On January 27, 2022, the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico certified a new Fiscal Plan for Fiscal Year 2022. In this edition of the CNE Review, we highlight some of the most important components of the Fiscal Plan.

Selected Highlights of the Fiscal Plan for Fiscal Year 2022

On January 27, 2022, the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board (“FOMB”) for Puerto Rico certified a new Fiscal Plan for Fiscal Year 2022. In this report, we highlight for our readers some of the most important components of the Fiscal Plan.