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Series on Latin American Studies 29

Cuban Economic and Social Development

Policy Reforms and Challenges in the 21st Century

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$24.99 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674062436

Publication Date: 03/26/2012

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338 pages

6 x 9 inches

25 black and white illustrations, 45 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies > Series on Latin American Studies

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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. These authors focus first on trade, capital inflows, exchange rates, monetary and fiscal policy, and the agricultural sector. In a second section, a multidisciplinary team of sociologists and an economist map how reforms in economic and social policies have produced declines in the social standing of some specific groups and economic mobility for others.

A joint collaboration between scholars at Harvard University and in Cuba, this book includes the same editors and many of the same authors as The Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-First Century, which is also part of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS)’s Series on Latin American Studies.

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