Cuban Perspectives: Cuba's Economy & the Role of the USA

June 17, 2021 - 4:00 pm

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Desequilibrios macroeconómicos e inflación

Pavel Vidal Alejandro (Ph.D., University of Havana) is currently associate professor of Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Cali, Colombia. Previously, he was researcher and professor at the Center for the Study of the Cuban Economy (CEEC) in the University of Havana (2006-2012). He worked in the Monetary Policy Division of the Central Bank of Cuba for seven years (1999-2006). He has been a visiting professor and researcher at Harvard University, Columbia University, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and the Institute of Developing Economies (Japan External Trade Organization) as well as in several central banks in Latin America.

La tarea de reordenamiento a 5 meses de su implementación

Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva (Ph.D., University of Havana) is Cuban economist who works at Centro Cristiano de Reflexión y Diálogo, Cardenas, Matanzas. He was professor at the University of Havana and Director of the Center for the Study of the Cuban Economy. He has taught or lectured at various universities in Cuba, the U.S., Japan, France, Spain, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Mexico, China and other countries. He has published more than 70 works on the Cuban and the international economies. He is co-author of “Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-First Century” (with Jorge Domínguez and L. Barberia); “Reflexiones sobre la economía cubana;” “Miradas a la economía cubana, volumes I and II;” “Cincuenta años de la economía cubana,” “Cuban Economic and Social Development: Policy Reforms and Challenges in the 21st Century.”

Cuban agricultural reform after the 8th Party Congress

Mario González-Corzo (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is professor at the Department of Economics at Lehman College, CUNY, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in economics and finance. He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University. His research and areas of specialization include Cuba’s post-Soviet economic transformations, the role of remittances in the Cuban economy, and Cuba’s banking and agricultural sectors. Dr. González-Corzo is a contributing editor for the section on Cuban political economy and economics of the Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) published by the Library of Congress.

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