Miguel A. Soto-Class

President & Founder

Miguel A. Soto-Class founded the Center for a New Economy (CNE) in 1998, and since then has steered CNE into becoming one of the most credible and influential voices in Puerto Rico. Beginning in 2014, CNE has been recognized yearly as one of the Top Think-Tanks to Watch by the Global Think-Tank Report of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mike has served as member of the Community Innovator’s Lab at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts; the YouthSave Advisory Board at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C.; and a Co-Chair of Re-Imagina, the Advisory Commission for a Resilient Puerto Rico. In 2008, he was selected as an Aspen Institute Ideas Fellow.

Mike was an editor of The Economy of Puerto Rico: Restoring Growth, published by the Brookings Institution in 2006 and selected that same year as a Notable Book by the American Library Association. He has been a columnist for El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico’s largest circulation daily, since 2003, and was the host of a weekly public radio program on economics for several years.

He is currently the Yale Alumni Schools Director for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the Baldwin School of Puerto Rico, Endeavor Puerto Rico, and an Emeritus Member of the Advisory Council for the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico.

Mike has a B.A. from Yale University and a Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University.

  Publications by Miguel A. Soto-Class

Haciéndole frente al reto de los terremotos en Puerto Rico

Publicado el 16 de enero de 2019 / Read in English Mike Soto-Class Queridos amigos, Muchos de ustedes se han comunicado conmigo en las últimas semanas para ver cómo nos va en CNE después de los recientes terremotos y para ...
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Overcoming the Challenge of Puerto Rico’s Earthquakes

Published on January 16, 2019 / Leer en español Mike Soto-Class Dear friends, Many of you have reached out over the past couple of weeks to see how we are faring at CNE after the recent earthquakes and to ask ...
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Publicado el 26 de enero de 2019 Miguel A. Soto-Class  Las costas de Puerto Rico han sido por siglos, testigo silente del desembarco de multitudes en busca de tesoro y riqueza.  No por nada se nos denominó Puerto Rico. Puede ...
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