The 2019 webinar series sponsored by ASCE will consist of three presentations focused on Cuba’s Economy. The themes will focus on Cuba’s dual currency and the unification of the currency coupled with the economic/political transition and public policies implemented by the Cuban government. The 2019 series is free.
As part of ASCE’s Webinar series during 2019 we are pleased to announce that Our next presentation on:
“Los retos económicos del gobierno cubano y posibles soluciones”
by Dr. Omar Everleny Perez Villanueva
Will take place on Tuesday March 12, at noon (Eastern standard time).
The presentation will be in Spanish.
This program is free to participants, who must call in to the
Teleconference Phone Number: 605-475-4831
And Give the Participation/Access Code: 710272
*The meeting will be moderated by Dr. Jorge Luis Romeu, who will be accepting questions from participants during the webinar at: email@example.com
Abstract: The Cuban economy is facing significant economic problems due to low productivity, a lack of growth, high dependence on imported energy, an aging population and the emigration of its youth.
Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva
“Ph.D Economy, Havana University”
Awarded a Doctorate Degree in Economics by the Universidad de la Habana in 1998. Also earned an MA in Economics and International Politics from the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City, in 1990 and a BA in Economics from the Universidad de la Habana in 1984.
Former Titular Professor of Economics at the Universidad de la Habana and former Director of the Centro para el Estudio de la Economía Cubana at the same university.
Has been a consultant for international and national organizations and has conducted economic research studies in Latin America, North America, Asia and Europe. He also has experience in conducting comparative economic development studies.
Has given more than 300 lectures in national and international venues, among other locations in the United States, Japan, France, Canada, Spain, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, China, Malaysia, Argentina, Peru, Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Colombia and Norway.
Has held appointments as invited professor in universities in the United States. Japan and France. Has participated in more than 120 international professional events held in Cuba as well and abroad.
Has conducted about 80 research studies regarding different aspects of the Cuban economy and international economics. Has published over 80 articles in professional journals and has co-authored several books published in Cuba and abroad, among them those published with Harvard University, Columbia University, New York University, Sorbonne University Paris 3, Institute of Development Economics (IDE-JETRO) in Japan, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Universidad de la Habana.
He is a member of ASCE and has presented various papers on the Cuban Economy at ASCE’s Annual Conferences that can be freely accessed at www.ascecuba.org