PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – Six months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans are focused on recovering from Hurricanes Maria and Irma under the constraints imposed by a decade-long economic crisis. In an effort to address the ongoing impacts on the Puerto Rican population and economy, the PSTC hosted a one-day conference in March, convened by PSTC Faculty Associate and Associate Professor of Population Studies and Environment and Society (Research) Elizabeth Fussell and former Watson Institute Post-doctoral Fellow, Deepak Lamba-Nieves, Churchill G. Carey, Jr. Chair in Economic Development Research at the Center for a New Economy (CNE) in Puerto Rico. Read more.
(Distributed April 12, 2018)