Puerto Rican migration in search of economic freedom


When looking at other states and territories, it is notable that those with the highest net inbound migration are those with the lowest tax burdens, that encourage entrepreneurial activity, that are fiscally healthy, and that have strong economies. Likewise, those with the highest net outgoing migration are those that impose higher tax burdens and more regulations and offer fewer employment opportunities.


Labor “reform” keeps wages low and reduces competitiveness


In a free market, due to high competitiveness, participants are continually fighting to stay relevant. To do this, they have to be innovative. This causes investment, the creation of new and better jobs and better compensation.


Urges public policy based on the principles of the free market


To rebuild our government institutions and provide services of excellence and quality, we must have markets that encourage and facilitate the creation of wealth and its effective redistribution. If today we told a young Puerto Rican that the Puerto Rico of 30 years ago, was one full of opportunities, where there was upward mobility, in …

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The Institute of Economic Liberty for Puerto Rico is born to accelerate the socio-economic development on the Island.


The new non-government entity is founded under a profound belief that socioeconomic prosperity comes from the creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation of the individuals.  Its efforts as a think tank are centered and motivated by the principles of the free market. SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – – The space of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on the Island …

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A “think tank” for free enterprise is born


The Institute of Economic Freedom seeks to contribute to the development of public policies in favor of entrepreneurship and economic growth.


New Hampshire most economically-free state, New York least-free for seventh consecutive year


SAN JUAN—New Hampshire has once again retained its status as the most economically-free state in the union, finds a new report released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. New Hampshire scored 7.83 out of 10 in this year’s report (down from 7.84 last year), beating out second-place Tennessee (7.82). …

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