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Cuban economy

Andrew S. Zimbalist

Cuban economy

measurement and analysis of socialist performance

by Andrew S. Zimbalist

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Socialism -- Cuba,
    • Cuba -- Economic conditions -- 1959-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAndrew Zimbalist, Claes Brundenius.
      SeriesThe Johns Hopkins studies in development
      ContributionsBrundenius, Claes, 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC152.5 .Z37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 220 p. ;
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2209591M
      ISBN 100801838460
      LC Control Number89032029

      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. Open for Business: The New Cuban Economy, Richard E. Feinberg’s new book, examines the Cuban economy as it makes its early steps into developing a more dynamic market economy. He examines key issues like the role foreign investors will play, how Cubans will forge a path to entrepreneurship, and the roadmaps suggested by other emerging by:

      This book analyzes the economic reforms, political adjustments, and international implications that took place in Cuba during the era of Raúl Castro’s leadership and its immediate aftermath, throughout the first year of his successor, Miguel Díaz-Canel. Cuba was particularly dependent on the United States, which bought 82 percent of its sugar. In , Spain abolished the slave trade, hurting the Cuban economy even more and forcing planters to buy more expensive, illegal, and troublesome slaves (as demonstrated by the slave rebellion on the Spanish ship Amistad in ).

        Facing an aging population, a heavy foreign debt load, and economic hardship amid the global downturn, Raul Castro began liberalizing Cuba’s state-controlled economy in .   In the Book Review, Abel Plenn said the book’s images “succeed each other with cinematic speed and often hypnotic daring.” “Waiting for Snow in Havana” by Carlos Eire. Mr. Eire’s memoir about his boyhood in Cuba and eventual exile won the National Book Award for nonfiction in


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Open for Business: The Cuban Economy after Castro, Richard Feinberg’s new book, examines the Cuban economy from its long held and outdated economic model to its early steps into developing a dynamic market economy.

He examines key issues like the role foreign investors will play, how Cubans will forge a path to entrepreneurship, and the roadmap from Cited by: If you are considering a visit to Cuba, or just interested in knowing more about this fascinating island nation, I encourage you to read Richard Feinberg's new book, Open for Business: Building the New Cuban Economy.

Richard is a highly respected political economist and expert on Latin America who has become /5(16). This is the definitive book on the economic future of Cuba. It is a must read for anyone interested in the subject or planning a trip to Cuba.

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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.

Cuban economy book unique and indispensable introduction into the economic thinking and analyses of thirteen Cuban economists committed to the successful continuation (albeit with needed modification) of the Cuban project in process since "--Sinan Koont, author of Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba Most scholarship on the Cuban economy looks at the island nation from the outside in.

Cuban. Carmelo Mesa-Lago is a professor emeritus of economics and Latin American studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

He has published some 45 books on Cuba, most recently “Voices of Change in Cuba.”Author: Carmelo Mesa-Lago. Economy - overview: The government continues to balance the need for loosening its socialist economic system against a desire for firm political control.

In Aprilthe government held the first Cuban Communist Party Congress in almost 13 years, during which leaders approved a plan for wide-ranging economic changes. Between andCuba attempted to pursue a radical experiment to develop conciencia—revolutionary consciousness—and the economy simultaneously.

Cuban leaders hoped to generate sufficient resources to allow them a more balanced relationship with the Soviet Union and to institutionalize the revolution using their own model. The latest book publication of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) in partnership with the Harvard University Press (HUP) covers the current economic situation in Cuba and will be released to the public next month.

The book is titled The Cuban Economy in a New Era: An Agenda for Change toward Durable Development and is available for pre-order. Trading with the Enemy, by Tom Miller.

Published just eight years ago, this journalistic account of modern Cuba is essential for anyone planning a trip there. Miller was given incredible levels of access, allowed to travel unaccompanied and unmonitored around the : Jeff Somers.

The economy of Cuba is a largely planned economy dominated by state-run government of Cuba owns and operates most industries and most of the labor force is employed by the state. Following the fall of the Soviet Union inthe ruling Communist Party of Cuba encouraged the formation of worker co-operatives and r, greater Country group: Upper-middle income economy.

Get this from a library. The Cuban economy. [Archibald R M Ritter;] -- Cuba faced an economic meltdown of catastrophic proportions in the early s when covert subsidies from the former Soviet Union disappeared.

This analysis addresses both the large questions of. The best book on the contemporary Cuban economy. Buy Richard E.

Feinberg, Open for Business: Building the New Cuban Economy. It also will make my best non-fiction books of. Most scholarship on the Cuban economy looks at the island nation from the outside in.

Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy is the first collection to bring together some of the island’s leading economists to discuss the good and the bad about their own economy. These thirteen voices--seldom published together in English--offer clear and straightforward analyses of how Cuban Cited by: 6.

SinceCuba has attributed slowed economic growth in part to problems with petroleum product deliveries from Venezuela. Since lateVenezuela provided petroleum products to Cuba on preferential terms, supplying at times nearlybarrels per day. Cuba paid for the oil, in part, with the services of Cuban personnel in Venezuela Location: 16th Street NW, Washington, DC The second chapter includes examination of the body of scholarship on the Cuban economy developed in the first half of the twentieth century, with focus on the works produced in the decade Príor to This serves two principal purposes.

First, this scholarship reveals detail of the Cuban economy and the government institutions in placeFile Size: 2MB. The past half-century (and more) of highly centralized control and economic sanctions means that Cuba has a long way to go to rebuild its economy.

On the upside, it has rising sugar prices and. A review of Open for Business: Building The New Cuban Economy by Richard E. Feinberg, AugWashington, ngs Institution Press, pages, $; ISBN ’; ISBN Introduction. A few years ago I ran into a fellow watcher of Cuba’s economy in my favorite local New York coffee shop.

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. .As Cuba’s economy awakens from the post-Castro dream, it will do so with a flavor that is uniquely Cuban.

Feinberg’s book—enriched by interviews. Fidel Castro’s economic legacy will be one of failure – but not perhaps quite as catastrophic a failure as his many detractors would insist. The Cuba of the s was not some sort of golden.