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Cuban Political Economy

Controversies in Cubanology (Political Economy and Economic Development in Latin America Series)

by Andrew Zimbalist

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Cuba,
  • Economic Policy,
  • 1959-,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Social policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024500M
    ISBN 100813374243
    ISBN 109780813374246

      Wages in Cuba are worth roughly 28 percent of what they were before the collapse of the Soviet Union, according to the Center for the Study of the .   References. Frank, Marc, Cuban Revelations: Behind the Scenes in Havana, University Press of Florida, Henken, Ted A. and Archibald R.M., “Perspective: Overcoming Cuba’s Internal Embargo” in The Cuban Economy Blog.. Mesa-Lago, Carmelo, The Economy of Socialist Cuba: A Two-Decade Appraisal. University of New Mexico Press,

    Cuba's Economic and Political Instability Cuba’s political instability and sugar-centered economy were the result of U.S. influence through the Platt Amendment and the various Sugar Acts and reciprocity treaties. Marifeli Perez-Stable takes this stance in her book The Cuban Revolution: Origins.   A new chapter updating the fraught Cuban-U.S. nexus brings us well into the 21st century, with a look at the current status of Assata Shakur, the Cuban Five, and the post-9/11 years leading to the expansion of diplomatic relations. Offering a range of primary and secondary sources, the book is an outstanding scholarly work.

      A timeline of the life of the former Cuban leader, who died on November 25th Tasting menu: Highlights from the October 22nd edition, in audio Oct 21st , from Web-only article. Alfredo Zayas assumed the presidency of Cuba during the most difficult of times. Cuba was suffering a sharp recession from the decline in sugar prices following the end of World War I. Cuban sugar plantation owners had borrowed funds from the banks during a time when the price of sugar was high and plantation had a high value.


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The Cuban economy has been transformed over the course of the last decade, and these changes are now likely to accelerate. In this edited volume, prominent Cuban economists and sociologists present a clear analysis of Cuba's economic and social circumstances and suggest steps for Cuba to reactivate economic growth and improve the welfare of its citizens.

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By Archibald R. Ritter and Ted A. Henken. Review by Sergio Díaz-Briquets. Cuban Studies, Volpp.University of Pittsburgh Press. The small business sector, under many different guises, often has been, since the s, at the center of Cuban economic policy.

The economic growth spurt of the s and early s, with Soviet funding, fostered social-development investments and consolidated bureaucratic socialist governance. The book was published at the end of revolutionary Cuba’s best fifteen years of economic growth.

Horowitz, Irving Louis, and Jaime Suchlicki, eds. Cuban Communism. 9th. Cuba is now implementing a rationing program to combat its very own shortages of basic goods.

A CBC report indicates this program would cover basic items such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans, and soap. When Fidel Castro took control of Cuba in. The US campaign against the Cuban doctors has intensified amid recent political changes in Latin America, which have led to the expulsion of the missions from several countries, including Bolivia.

The Cuban economy has been transformed over the course of the last decade, and these changes are now likely to accelerate.

In this edited volume, prominent Cuban economists and sociologists present a clear analysis of Cuba’s economic and social circumstances and suggest steps for Cuba to reactivate economic growth and improve the welfare of its citizens.

“An insightful analysis of the political economy of Cuba’s socialist development strategy and the struggle to balance the need for growth with the commitment to social justice that has been a hallmark of the revolution since ” —William LeoGrande, co-author of Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana.

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