Hot Topic: The Death of Fidel Castro

Following the recent death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro, Carleton University experts are available to comment:

Arch Ritter
Distinguished research professor in the Department of Economics and the School of International Affairs

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 6668

Ritter is an expert in economic interrelations between developing countries and developed market economies. He specializes in development issues in Latin America with particular reference to Cuba and Chile.

Hilary Becker
Assistant professor in the Sprott School of Business

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 3717
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Becker has worked as an analyst with DuPont Inc., and has consulted with the World Wildlife Fund, the MacArthur Foundation, AFNI, Mosaid, Merck-Schering Plough, DFAIT, CGA and the Government of Cuba. He is a recognized expert in Cuban affairs, tourism and business. His research interests include Cuban economic development and tourism, performance measurement systems and their relation to corporate strategy.

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