Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics

Increasing Concerns About Appointments to the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics

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The Puerto Rico Science Policy Action Network (PR-SPAN) and CienciaPR, the largest network of Puerto Rican scientists in the world, is echoing the concerns expressed by the American Statistical Association and the Association of Economists of Puerto Rico about recent appointments to the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics and how these threaten the autonomy and integrity of the agency.

47 Scientific Organizations Urge Puerto Rico’s Governor Not to Dismantle Statistical Agency

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Hoy, 47 organizaciones científicas y profesionales estadounidenses e internacionales enviaron una carta al gobernador de Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló instándole a mantener el Instituto de Estadísticas de Puerto Rico (IEPR) autónomo e independiente. La carta es la más reciente muestra de apoyo para la única fuente independiente y dedicada de estadísticas de la isla caribeña.

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Ask your scientific and professional organization to support an independent stand-alone Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics

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Dear members of the CienciaPR community and friends of Puerto Rico,

We would like to bring your attention to an urgent policy matter that is of deep concern to CienciaPR, and that is of relevance to many of you—scientists, students, educators, and allies—who with us celebrate and advocate for Puerto Rican science and the Puerto Rican scientific community.

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