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Cuban Economic Change in Comparative Perspective Paper Series

REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa - A building painted in the colours of the Cuban flag is seen in Artemisa province, near Havana July 25, 2014.

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Cuba's Economic Change in Comparative Perspective

November 2014, Richard Feinberg and Ted Piccone

The six papers authored by Cuban and international economists in Cuba’s Economic Change in Comparative Perspective explore the roots of the economic crisis from Soviet-era central planning decades earlier, assess reforms undertaken by President Raúl Castro, analyze the challenges to change and recommend steps Cuba and the international community can take to overcome the crisis.

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