The New Cuban Socialism

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 2:00 pm
Photo of Rafael Betancourt
Cuban socialism is not defeated. It is inventing a new model of mixed economy, Rafael Betancourt argues. In this lecture, the University of Havana urban economics professor explains the evolving concept of the social and solidarity economy. Free.
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 244
Latin American Studies Program
Juanita Darling
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Betancourt is English editor of Revista Temas, the Cuban social science and humanities journal, and an associate at Berkeley consulting firm Sol2 Economics.

The author of two books and numerous articles, Betancourt speaks frequently on Cuban economics, sustainable tourism and social and solidarity economics, in Cuba and abroad. His recent research and publications on sustainable tourism are an extension of his academic and social interest in the social and solidarity economy, particularly as it applies to Cuba.

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