SOL Economics and Cuba
Cuba is currently undergoing a transformative restructuring of its economic model. Its stated goal is to encourage the development of non state enterprise to improve overall production of goods and services to construct what government leaders call a “prosperous and sustainable socialism”. Their primary goal is to assure continuation of the social benefits [read more]…
- CDA’s Cuba Central News Blast
- Brookings Institution’s Cuba Research Reports
- CubaNow.Us: Informing, Connecting & Inspiring a New Conversation [Sign Up for Email Listserv HERE]
- International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five
- Cuban Remix, by Stanford Social Innovation Review contributors Julia Sagebien and Eric Leenson (Winter, 2015);
- Is Cuba the Future of Farming? by Greg Watson, Director for Policy and Systems Design at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics (April, 2015);
- A Cuban Economic “Update” with an Emphasis on Worker and Producer Cooperatives: 498 Enterprises Approved So Far, by the International Organisation of Industrial and Service Cooperatives (September, 2014);
- U.S. Co-Ops Offer Support to Cuban Startups, by CubaNews contributor Doreen Hemlock (September, 2014);
- Unexpected Cuba, by New Left Review contributor Emily Morris (July/August, 2014);
- The New Realities of Running a Business in Cuba, by Christian Science Monitor (CSM) contributor Jonathan Wolfe (July, 2014);
- Private Initiative Finds Garbage Profitable in Cuba, by Inter Press Service (IPS) contributor Patricia Grogg (October, 2013);
- Can Workers’ Democracy in Cuba’s New Non-Agricultural Cooperatives Co-Exist with Authoritarianism?, by thecubaneconomy.com contributor Arch Ritter (October, 2013).
- Para un Crecimiento Inclusivo: Empresas No Estatales Responsables en Cuba, por Rafael Betancourt y Julia Sagebien para Temas, Revista Cultural Cubana (Julio/Agosto/Septiembre 2013).
- Razones – Social Entrepreneurship in Cuba, a 30-minute documentary that explores the emergence of innovative enterprises and their commitment to social responsibility and inclusion within Cuba’s new economic openings;
- Soft Landing in Cuba? Emerging Entrepreneurs and Middle Classes, by Brookings Institution contributor Richard E. Feinberg (November, 2013);
- The New Cuban Economy: What Roles for Foreign Investment?, by Brookings Institution contributor Richard E. Feinberg (December, 2012);
- Resolution on the Guidelines of the Economic and Social Policy of the Party and the Revolution, Sixth Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (2011).
- Why is Cuba of Special Interest?
- Socially Responsible Enterprise and Local Development in Cuba Project (SRELDC)
- Cooperatives in Cuba
- Social Economy Initiatives
- News on the Cuban Economy
- U.S.-Cuba Relations