2015 Colloquium: Cuban Economy and US-Cuba Relations


Session 1: Key Reforms

Investment: Opportunities and Challenges
Ricardo Torres, University of Havana

PYMES in Cuba: Utopia or Necessary Reality?
Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva, University of Havana

Reordering the Monetary and Financial Sector in Cuba
Jessica León, University of Havana

Session 2: Subnational Dynamics

Spatial Differences and Disparities: Mapping and Visualization
Mauricio Font, Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies and David Jancsics, PhD Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center

Local Development in Cuba: An Edge to the Development
Mahé Sosa Arencibia, University of Habana

Session 3: Agriculture

Bilateral Trade between Cuba and the United States: Reality and Prospects
Armando Nova,University of Habana and Mario González-Corzo, Lehman College, CUNY

Agricultural Global Value Chains: Implications for Cuba
Lázaro Peña, University of Havana


Update on the Cuban Economy and US-Cuba Relations June 1, 2015