Fundación Economia y Desarrollo, Inc. (Fundación) is a research center – a think tank – founded in 1987. Its purpose is the promotion of market economy reforms through research, analysis, policy proposals and economic education in the Dominican Republic. The Fundación was incorporated through the Executive Decree No. 170-88 of April 7, 1988, under the Law No. 520 of July 26, 1920, and is subject to the rules and regulations of Law No. 122-05 of April 15, 2004.