Free Market in Puerto Rico 2022

Ángel Carrión-Tavárez, Luz N. Fernández-López and Juan Lara

April 24, 2023

The general objective of this study was to assess the knowledge of the main principles of economic liberty and the free market, and the affinity with them in Puerto Rico.

License to Work (3rd Edition): Licensing in Puerto Rico

Institute for Justice

January 30, 2023

This study examines the scope and specific burdens of occupational licensing and documents the licensing requirements for 102 lower-income occupations across all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia.

Chapter 3: A First Look at Economic Freedom in Puerto Rico

Ángel Carrión-Tavárez

January 9, 2023

This annual report measures the extent to which the policies of individual jurisdictions are supportive of economic freedom. Puerto Rico was included in 2022, for the first time, shedding light on the components and areas that affect the ability of individuals to participate in the economic sphere without undue restrictions.

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