Cuba Under Raúl Castro: Assessing the ReformsCarmelo Mesa-Lago and Jorge Pérez-López
What led to the dramatic social and economic reforms introduced by Cuba's president Raúl Castro? How effective have those reforms been? And what obstacles does Castro face in overcoming the country's chronic socioeconomic woes? Cuba Under Raúl Castro addresses these questions, offering a comprehensive analysis of the president's efforts during his first six years in office.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Carmelo Mesa-Lago is distinguished service professor emeritus of economics and Latin American studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of numerous books on Cuba, most recently Cuba's Aborted Reform: Socioeconomic Effects, International Comparisons, and Transition Policies (with Jorge F. Pérez-López). Jorge Pérez-López is executive director of the Fair Labor Association in Washington, DC. His recent publications include Corruption in Cuba: Castro and Beyond.
- Cuba's Economic and Social Development, 1959-2012.
- The Domestic Economy, 2006-2012.
- International Economic Relations, 2006-2012.
- Social Welfare, 2006-2012.
- The Reforms, the National Debate, and the Party Congress.
- Assessing the Reforms: Impact and Challenges.