2012 Colloquium: Economic Transformation in Cuba


Session 1: Cuban Updates on “Actualización”

Cuentapropismo y Ajuste Estructural
Omar Everleny, University of Havana

Microfinance in Cuba
Pavel Vidal, University of Havana

Non-state Enterprises in Cuba: Current Situation and Prospects
Camila Piñeiro Harnecker, University of Havana

Planning and Market in the Cuban Economy
Armando Nova González,University of Havana

Session 2: Strategic Initiatives: Agriculture

Measuring Cuba’s Agricultural Transformations: Preliminary Findings
Mario A. González-Corzo, Lehman College, CUNY

U.S. Food and Agricultural Exports to Cuba – Uncertain Times Ahead
William A. Messina, Jr., University of Florida

Session 3: Revamping Socialism:Perspectives and Prospects

“Actualización” in Perspective
Mauricio Font, Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies

Cuban Restructuring: The Economic Risks
Emily Morris, Economist Intelligence Unit in London

Cuba’s Economic Problems and Prospects in a Changing Geo-Economic Environment
Archibald R.M Ritter, Carleton University, Canada

From Planning to Market: Paths in Central and Eastern Europe
Mauricio Font, Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies and David Jancsics, PhD Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center


Colloquium: Economic Transformation in Cuba. May 21, 2012