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

Jorge Mario Sánchez Egozcue, University of Havana
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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

Nov. 9, 2011 - 6:00 PM