Carmelo Mesa-Lago to Present Book on Cuba's Economic and Social Reforms

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Venue:MDC Wolfson Campus, Building 7, Room 7128, 300 NE Second Avenue, Miami, FL

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Dr. Carmelo Mesa-Lago will present his new book, Cuba en la era de Raúl Castro: Reformas económico-sociales y sus efectos (Madrid: Editorial Colibrí, 2012). This is the first comprehensive book on Raúl Castro's economic policies during six years in power. Fully documented with statistics, economic and social literature published in Cuba and abroad, it describes and analyzes all of Castro's reforms in 2007-2012 and evaluates their effects on Cuba's economy and social welfare.

Copies of the book will be placed at the entrance for sale. The author will be available after his presentation for bilateral dialogue and signing autographs.

This event is cosponsored by FIU's Cuban Research Institute and Miami Dade College's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives (CLACI), School of Business, Department of Social Sciences, and The Center @MDC.

Carmelo Mesa-Lago is Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Economics and Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been a visiting professor and researcher in Argentina, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Uruguay, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and a lecturer in 39 countries. He is the author of 82 books and monographs and 275 articles and chapters published in seven languages in 34 countries. He is currently a member of the Community Advisory Board of the Cuban Research Institute at FIU.