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The Moral Argument as a Foundation of the Free Market: A Call to the Advocates of Economic Freedom in Puerto Rico

Rafael Bernabe's statements in Jacobin magazine that there is "fertile ground for anti-capitalist ideas to advance in Puerto Rico" exemplifies the inclusion of socialism in the Western political tradition.

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Ojel L. Rodríguez Burgos
May 17, 2023

Survey on the Free Market in Puerto Rico published

El Instituto de Libertad Económica (ILE) publicó los resultados de una investigación sobre el conocimiento de los principios del libre mercado y la afinidad con ellos en Puerto Rico. El estudio abarcó los cuatro pilares principales del libre mercado: "Libertad individual", "Estado de derecho", "Derecho a la propiedad privada" y "Gobierno limitado", y temas como "situación actual de Puerto Rico", "asistencia social" y "meritocracia", entre otros.

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Puerto Rico Posts
May 4, 2023

Study reveals Puerto Ricans feel island’s ‘economic situation is bad or very bad’

The Institute of Economic Liberty (ILE) announced the results of an investigation on the knowledge of the principles of the free market, and even as those who participated in the study’s survey stated that they were divided on how they assess their personal economic situation, 88% responded that Puerto Rico’s “economic situation is bad or very bad.”

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News is my Business
May 4, 2023
Study reveals Puerto Ricans feel island’s ‘economic situation is bad or very bad’

Survey on the Free Market in Puerto Rico

The Institute for Economic Liberty (ILE) published the results of a study on the knowledge of and affinity for free market principles in Puerto Rico. The study covered the four main pillars of the free market: "Individual Freedom", "Rule of Law", "Right to Private Property" and "Limited Government", and topics such as "Puerto Rico's Current Situation", "Social Welfare" and "Meritocracy", among others.

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Semanario Visión
May 4, 2023
Survey on the Free Market in Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Institute for Economic Liberty publishes the results of a survey on the free market on the Island

The Institute of Economic Liberty (ILE) published the results of an investigation on the knowledge of the principles of the free market and the affinity with them in Puerto Rico. The study covered the four main pillars of the free market: “Individual liberty,” “Rule of law,” “Private property rights,” and “Limited government”; and topics such as “current situation of Puerto Rico,” “social welfare,” and “meritocracy,” among others.

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ILE
May 2, 2023

The Role of Government and the free Market

The free-market system allows the individual to interact freely for the satisfaction of his conception of the good life within the rule of law. The individual as an agent is the main actor within the market; however, private, or public businesses and the State itself also figure as actors in the free market. In this article, we present the three ways in which the State acts in the free market.

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Ojel L. Rodríguez Burgos

January 3, 2023

The Right to Private Property

Why is the right to private property important? What is the relationship between private property and economic liberty and free market economy? Why is private property related to economic efficiency and innovation? How do you protect the private property in Puerto Rico and the United States? What are the limits of private property?

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Juan Lara

December 14, 2022
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