April 26, 2001 - 4:00 PM
Archibald R.M. Ritter
Professor, Carleton University
Archibald Ritter is a Professor in the Department of Economics and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, and Chair of the Economics Department (2001–2004), at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He has worked in the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago Chile and the Ministry of Energy Mines and Resources, Canada, and has been fortunate to spend considerable amounts of time working and living in Kenya, Tanzania, and Cuba as well as Chile. He has written extensively on development issues, focusing in part on international dimensions of development, mining and development, and Cuba.
His recent publications include:
- Entrepreneurship, Micro-Enterprise and Public Policy in Cuba in the 1990s: Promotion, Containment or Asphyxiation?
Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, 40:2, Summer 1998, pp. 673–94;
- The Tax Regime for Micro-Enterprise in Cuba
CEPAL Review, United Nations: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, August 2000;
- The Rise of a Chilean Model of Economic Development
World Economic Affairs, Spring / Summer 1997, pp. 57–62;
- El Sector Minero y la Política Pública, Corporación de Investigaciones Económicas para América Latina, Santiago Chile
Serie Docente No 20, Noviembre de 1999, pp. 1–90
He also authored The Economic Development of Revolutionary Cuba: Strategy and Performance(New York: Praeger 1974).