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- 1996 (Creation)
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The Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization whose primary mission is to "study the elements and processes involved in a transition to a free market economy and a democracy [in Cuba], as well as to promote scholarship, research, and publications on transition studies by its members."
ASCE is affiliated with the American Economic Association and the Allied Social Sciences Association of the United States. The group works with economists on the island who wish to engage in scholarly discussion and research.
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The ASCE (Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy) Collection consists of twenty-two papers presented by panelists at the VI Annual Meeting of ASCE, held at the University of Miami from August 8th-10th, 1996.
These papers, as well as proceedings from the conference, have been published in a series of Cuba in Transition. Paper topics cover a wide range of subjects, from overviews of the general economic problems of a transition to a market economy in Cuba to studies of specific economic sectors such as tourism, trade policy, banking, energy, agriculture and the sugar industry.