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Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy
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Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Al Campbell


Most published material in English on the Cuban economy is written by non-Cubans. The goal of this book is to present, in English, a spectrum of views on various aspects of the Cuban economy from twelve Cuban economists respected in Cuba for their work. The book’s temporal focus is the Special Period, 1990-2009, though it also presents the previous thirty years as necessary background. The work is divided into three thematic sections of four chapters each: (1) the macroeconomy; (2) socioeconomic issues; and (3) specific branches of production. Individual chapters address the macroeconomy, fore ... More

Keywords: Cuba, Cuban, economic changes, economic data, economists, economy, socialism, Special Period

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813044231
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044231.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Al Campbell, editor

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Part I The Macroeconomy

2 The Evolution of Cuba’s Macroeconomy

Oscar U-EchevarrÍa Vallejo

Part II Socioeconomic Issues

5 Creating a Better Life

Rita Castiñeiras GarcÍa

6 Fighting Poverty

Ángela Ferriol

7 The Cuban Population

Juan Carlos Alfonso Fraga

Part III Specific Branches of Production

10 Tourism

Alfredo GarcÍa Jiménez

11 Agriculture

Ángel Bu Wong, and Pablo Fernández DomÍnguez

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