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Cuba and Beyond Series – The Transformation of Cuban State Enterprises: Is Innovation Possible?

October 20, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Cuba Program, Institute of Latin American Studies, is pleased to invite all to a lecture by Professor Ileana Díaz Fernández on the current state of Cuban State Enterprises and their future.

Professor Ileana Díaz Fernández, Center for the Study of the Cuban Economy at the University of Havana. Dr. Díaz Fernández has a PhD in Economic Sciences and has done additional studies at Harvard, McGill, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and UNDP.  She has also been a visiting professor in Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, La Sapienza of Italy and Greenwich in England. She has published over 100 books and articles, three of which have received awards from the Academy of Sciences of Cuba. Dr. Díaz Fernández’ areas of expertise include business administration, marketing, competitiveness, and innovation.  Her current research focuses on the relation between enterprises and economic and social development, including the process of decision making about innovation within businesses. She is a member of the Scientific Council of University of Havana. Dr. Díaz Fernández is currently in residence at the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University as an Adjunct Research Scholar.


October 20, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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