Author: Argeo T. Quiñones-Pérez

Argeo T. Quiñones-Pérez is a professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. 

Ian J. Seda-Irizarry is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics of John Jay College, City University of New York.

Wealth Extraction, Governmental Servitude, and Social Disintegration in Colonial Puerto Rico

ImageAfter ten years of economic contraction, many of the citizens of Puerto Rico find themselves watching the secular decomposition of a reality that in its heyday was painted by many as one of relative socio-economic welfare.