Media Advisory
New York Fed to Launch a Blog Series on Puerto Rico and to Host a Related Press Call
August 3, 2016

NEW YORK—On Monday, August 8, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Liberty Street Economics blog will launch a blog series on Puerto Rico’s economy and factors that may be important for generating sustained growth. The first post is entitled “Restoring Economic Growth in Puerto Rico” and the series that follows will include posts that draw on expertise from different areas of the New York Fed.  The blog series runs through Friday, August 12, one post per day, and will be accessible each morning through the Liberty Street Economics blog and on the Economic Research Tracker, the New York Fed’s iPadĀ® app.

The New York Fed will also host a deep-background press call on Wednesday, August 10 at 10:00 AM EDT to provide further context on the topics covered. Press interested in participating in the call should RSVP to Betsy Bourassa at

For more information about the substance of the blog series, please contact Suzanne Elio at

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