The Economics of Puerto Rico’s Post-Maria Recovery

Source: Bernard Yaros, Regional Financial Review, Vol. 29 no. 1, September 2018
(subscription required)

A year has passed since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. In many respects, the economy is still reeling in its wake. This article looks back at the economic loss during and after the storm and also considers the road ahead for the island’s economic recovery under different policy scenarios.