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Outflow and In Flux: Cuban Migration and its Impact on the Homeland

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
6:00PM
304 Barnard Hall

In the past decade, the Cuban diaspora has changed its previous patterns of migration as the traditional preeminence of Florida is now complemented by a growing presence in countries like Spain, Canada, Chile, and Mexico. This geographic diversification has contributed to new forms of interactions and socio economic dynamics that coincided with a conjuncture of reforms launched by the government that aimed to potentiate those relations to leverage the economic recovering trough domestic micro investment and local consumption.Jorge Mario Sánchez Egozcue is a Senior Researcher and Professor at the University of Havana’s Centro de Estudios de la Economia Cubana (CEEC).  His research focuses on foreign policy and economic development.  He has been a visiting scholar or professor at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle and SciencesPo in Paris, and at Harvard and Columbia University

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