Lara Merling

Lara Merling is a research associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and lead author of the 2018 report "Puerto Rico’s New Fiscal Plan: Certain Pain, Uncertain Gain."

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Saturday, June 23, 2018
The Pain of Puerto Ricans: A Profit Source for Creditors
Puerto Rico was already in trouble after suffering a “lost decade” without economic growth after 2005, leading to a default on its public debt and mass migration from the island. That was before it got hit with one of the most powerful storms in history, Hurricane Maria, on September 20, 2017,...
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