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1. Books
* Havana – Merida – Chicago (A Journey to Freedom), 2006
* Formation of Scientific Researchers, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico: Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida, 1995
* Economy and Programming of the Sugar Cane Harvest, Havana, Cuba: Editorial Ciencias Sociales, 1993.
* Economics and Management of Agri-industrial sugar units, Havana: Editorial Ciencias Sociales, 1987.
* Methodology of Application of Linear Programming, Havana: Editorial Ciencias Sociales, 1984.
* Methodology of Economic Mathematical Models, Havana:Editorial Cientifico-Técnica, 1984.

2. Articles in Specialized Journals or Books

Experience in adding applicability to Managerial Economics graduate courses. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University Press, pp–27-45. 2005

Some considerations about free trade and the World Trade Organization ministerial meetings. Center for Latino Research, DePaul University, Chicago. pp 1-38. 2004 (This paper was done as coauthor with four undergraduate students).

The dollarization of the Cuban command-economy. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University Press, pp 114 – 122. 2004

Analysis about the Treatment of Contractionary Fiscal Policy in Introductory Macroeconomic Textbooks. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University Press, pp 144 – 158. 2003

Experiences in the Application of Multimedia Considering Student Intelligence Variety in Courses of Economics. Proceedings Thirteenth Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Pittsburgh: Robert Morris University Press. pp 48 – 59. 2002.

Experiences in Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in Macro and Micro Principles of Economics. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Pittsburgh:Robert Morris College Press, pp 120 – 129. 2001.

Experiences about Teaching Microeconomics to Minority Students Using Multimedia. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Teaching Economic Conference, Pittsburgh: Robert Morris College Press, pp 22- 26. 2000.

The Relationship between the Economic and Environmental Situation in any Country. Center for Latino Research, DePaul University, Chicago. pp 1-12. 1997.

Social and economical analysis of Yucatan peasants’ possibilities for marketing. Journal of Merida’s Technological Institute Graduate School. Mérida. Year XII, No. 25.pp . 15-25. 1996.

Prospective analysis about the most rational perspective use of an idle farm in Buctzotz, Yucatan. Journal of Merida’s Technological Institute Graduate School, Merida. Year XII, No. 25. pp. 8- 14. 1996.

Economical and environmental considerations about the seasonal variation of cattle slaughter in Yucatan. Journal of Merida’s Technological Institute Graduate School, Mérida. YearXII, No. 24, pp 1-10. 1996.

Theoretical and practical considerations about the link “economics – environment” in Latin American countries”. Journal Economia y Desarrollo. Havana. No. 2, pp. 12-26. 1995.

Economical and environmental evaluation of electric wire fences in Yucatan livestock production. Journal AVACIENT published byChetumal’s Technological Institute Press, Chetumal, pp. 3-19. 1995.

Projection of the sustainable development of Yucatan agricultural and livestock sectors up to the year 2000. Journal of the Department of Economics of Autonomous University of Yucatan. Merida.No. 43, 26 pages. 1995.

The link among research, teaching and postgraduate courses. Proceedings of the SeminarSocial and economic research at the University of Yucatan, Journal of the Department of Economics of Autonomous University of Yucatan. Merida. pp. 15-23. 1995.

Economics, environment and agricultural development, Same as above.pp. 36-44. 1995.

Analysis of environmental situation of Latin American countries during 1980-90. solution proposals, Journal of Merida’s Tech. Inst., Graduate School. Merida.Year X, No. 19, pp. 1-30, 1995.

Application of operations research in economical planning, above journal, X, No. 18, p. 45-56, 1995.

Eco-environmental factors in energy productionof Cuban sugar industry, above journal, Mérida, Year IX, No. 15, pp. 1-20, 1995.

Economic and environmental evaluation of the sugar industry residual impact on shrimp production. Journal of the Department of Economics of Autonomous University of Yucatan. Merida. No. 39-40, pp. 73 – 89. 1994.

Economics and environment, opposition or complementary?, same as above, Mérida. No. 41, 20 pages, 1994.

The determination of the optimal sugar-melasse production period in Antonio Guiteras sugar mill”, Journal ATAC, Havana. No. 2,pp. 14-26, 1991.

Algorithm for the optimal programming of cane sugar crop. Journal Isliedovanie Operatsii y ASU, No. 3, Kiev, pp. 23-29, 1990 (in Russian).

Application of economic-mathematical models to reallocation of cane sugar fields among sugar mills, Journal of the Ukrainian National Institute for Economics, Kiev, No. 2, pp. 23-29. 1990 (in Russian).

Application of brain storm techniques to the improvement of economic efficiency of sugar mills. Journal of the Cuban Economists, Havana, pp. 4-5March 1990.

Methodology for the economic evaluation of building a new sugar mill. Journal Cuba Economia Planificada, Havana, Year No. 4, No. 3, , pp. 140-162. July-Sept. 1989.

Economic analysis about non-profitability of Havana province sugar mills. Journal Economia y Desarrollo, Havana,No. 3, pp. 34-45. May-June 1989.

Analysis about the cooperative process in sugar cane production. Journal Economia y Desarrollo Havana, No. 2, pp. 36-41, 1989

Analysis about Ministry of Sugar’s self sufficiency in produce production for its workers. Journal Economia y Desarrollo, Havana, No. 4,pp. 52-59, 1989.

Alternative ways to improve the territorial distribution of sugar agri-industrial units. Journal of the Ministry of Sugar, Havana, No. 1,pp. 28-31. 1988.

Methodology for the optimal allocation of investments among sugar mills. Proceedings of XLV Congress ATAC, Volume Agriculture, Havana, pp. 11-22., 1988.

Improvement of sugar cane crop planning. Journal of the Institute of Economics of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kiev, No. 3, pp. 1-10. 1988 (in Russian).

Analysis of the sugar cane price in the context of economical relations among peasants and the Governmental agri-industrial sugar unit. Journal Economia y Desarrollo. Havana. No. 6, pp. 50- 57. 1988.

The use of computing in establishing the optimal length of sugar cane crop. Journal Operations Research edited by the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Havana, Havana, No. 3, pp. 10-18. 1988.

Analysis of the influence of the agri-industrial sugar units’ new policy on peasants’ cane production during 1987-1988. Journal of the Ministry of Sugar, Havana. No. 1, pp. 15-21. 1988.

Different ways to improve the territorial distribution of sugar agri-industrial units. Journal of the Ministry of Sugar, Havana, No. 1, pp. 28-31.1988.

Application of linear programming models to the national melasse deficit. Journal ICIDCA, Havana. No. l, Vol. XXI,pp. 8-10. 1987.

Application of economic mathematical models for establishing the best transportation media combination in sugar cane, Journal INICA, Proceedings of IV Cane Congress, Havana, Vol. l, pp. 3-11.1986.

Multi-disciplinarian “professor-student-producers” research experiences in the Ministry of Sugar. Cuban Journal of Higher Education, Havana, Vol. V., No. l, pp. 14-22. 1985.

Methodology for economic evaluation of reallocating cane fields among sugar mills. Journal A.T.A.C.Havana, No. 2,pp. 10-13.1985.

The economic analysis of industrial time losses in a sugar mill, Journal CubaAzucar. Havana, pp. 11-16, 1984.

Methodology for economic evaluation of increasing cane grinding capacity in sugar mills. Journal A.T.A.C. Havana, No. 4,pp. 7-12. 1984.

The improvement of perspective planning of asbestos-cement economic branch production in Cuba, Journal Isliedovanie Operatsii y Asu, Higher Education Press, Kiev No. 22,pp. 67-70.1983 Methodology for solving inventory control problems, Journal Economia y Desarrollo. Havana. No. 58,pp. 189-209. 1980

Inventory control policy about spare parts in commercial vehicles. Journal Economia y Desarrollo. Havana. No. 24,pp. 117-134. 1974.

Inventory control policy about contact lenses”, University of Havana Press. Havana. No. 321, Serie 3, item 2, pp 1-42. 1973.

General solution to an inventory control problem, Journal Economia y Desarrollo. Havana No. 17, pp. 63-72. 1973

Statistical analysis of industrial sugar yield, melasses and bagasse. Journal Economia y Desarrollo. Havana. No. 3,pp. 121-134. 1970

General methodology for statistical determination of the basic productive indicatorsin the sugar industry, Sugar Harvest Headquarter Press. Camaguey. 28 pages. 1970.

Sixteen electronic papers about economic and political issues related to the Cuba-U.S. relations published in the period June 2007 – September 2008 (in Spanish). Published in www.cubanalisis.com

Twenty-four papers about economic and political issues related to the Cuba-U.S. relations published in the period January 2007 – March 2008, published in the weekly newpaper La Raza, the journal with the largest circulation in Chicago land. (in Spanish).

When and How Eliminate the Cuban Dual Monetary System. Papers and Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE), Miami, Florida, August 5-7, 2008, Pg. 44 – 59.

Possible scenarios in the Cuban transition to the market economy. Papers and Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE), Miami, Florida, August 2-4, 2007, Pp 329 – 340.

3. Textbook Materials

Introduction to Economic Cybernetics, Havana:Cuban Board of Higher Education Press, 1980.

Methodology of Operations Research. University of Havana Press. 82 pages. 1972.

Inventory control mathematical models. University of Havana Press. 32 pages. 1969.

Queuing theory models. University of Havana Press. 36 pages. 1969.

Methodology for the mathematical formulation of Linear Programming problems. (Chapter III) in Felipe P., Gonzalez L, Morales A. et al. Mathematical ProgrammingHavana. University of Havana Press.1968.

Integer Linear Programming (Chapter IV) in Felipe P., Gonzalez L, Morales A. et al. Mathematical Programming Havana. University of Havana Press.1968.

4. Shorter Articles in Newspapers

Bi-weekly column about political and economic issues at La Raza Newspaper. Chicago, 2007.

Suggestions about how to Teach Macroeconomics at Saint Augustine College.: St Augustine College Resource Booklet for Instructors Faculty Papers. Chicago. pp 7 – 15, 1998.

Analysis about produce marketing in Yucatan (the papaya case), Newspaper HOY, edited by Department of Economics of Autonomous University of Yucatan Press, Mérida. No. 7 and 8. pp. 11-14 and 16-20 respectively, 1995.

Economic considerations about the interrelation between economics and environment in Yucatan livestock production. Newspaper HOY, No. 3, edited by the Department of Economics of Autonomous University of Yucatan . Mérida, No. 3, pp. 8-12. 1995.

Important factors influencing the sugar cane crop programming. Journal Bohemia, Havana,. No.15, pp. 25-26. April 1989.

12 articles were published in the international electronic journal www.cubanalisis.com (11 in Spanish and 1 in English).

5. Conference Papers and Public Lectures

Special conference sponsored by NASCUS, in Chicago, Illinois. The impact of the American slowdown in the world economy. March 13, 2009.

Special conference, workshop and book signing at Fox Valley Forge, Aurora, Illinois. The role of tenacity to succeed in life. October 16, 2007.

Special conference, workshop and book signing at Royal Prestige, Bensenville, Illinois. The role of tenacity to succeed in life. March 14, 2007.

Special conference, lecture and book signing at Robert Morris University. Habana-Merida-Chicago (A Journey to Freedom). September 28, 2006.

Special conference offered at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. The Search for Freedom under the Cuban Command Economy, October 19, 2005

16th Annual Teaching Economic Conference, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh. Experience in adding applicability to Managerial Economics Graduate Courses. February 2005.

West Coast Teaching Economics Conference, Fullerton, California.Some considerations aboutfree trade and the World Trade Organization ministerial conferences. October 21 – 23, 2004.

Annual meeting of Institutional Research Association of Illinois, Oakbrook.Analysis and projection of enrollment and graduation rates by major in a junior college. October 2004.

15th Annual Teaching Economic Conference, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh. The dollarization of the Cuban Command Economy.February 2004.

14th Annual Teaching Economic Conference, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh. Analysis about the treatment of contractionary fiscal policy in Introductory Macroeconomic Textbooks.February 2003.

Seminar at the Department of Economics. DePaul University.Effects of Contractionary Fiscal Policy over the Price Level. September 2002.

13th Annual Teaching Economic Conference, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh. Experiences in he Application of Multimedia Considering Student Intelligence Variety in Courses of Economics. February 2002.

12th Annual Teaching Economic Conference, Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh. Experiences in assessing learning outcomes in macro and micro principles of Economics. February 2001.

11th Annual Teaching Economic Conference, Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh. Experiences about teaching Microeconomics to Minority Students Using Multimedia. February 2000.

Seminar about environmental management. Depaul University.Analysis about environmental damage in Mexico City in the nineties.1997.

Congress of International Society of Latin American Colleges of Economics, Department of Economics Autonomous University of Yucatán. Analysis of Latin American environmental situation during 1980 – 1990. Proposal of solutions. Mérida. 1994.

Special environmental seminar about pollution, Department of Natural Resources, University of Madison-Wisconsin. Economic evaluation of the sugar production residuals impact on shrimp production. May 1994.

V Cuban-American Faculty-Scientists Workshop, College of Social Sciences, University of Havana. Economic and environmental factors related to the Cuban sugar agri-industrial development. 1993.

1st International Symposium about rural development & cooperative form of production. Havana. Analysis regarding the structural transformation of sugar cane cooperatives into ones of general type. 1993

International Seminar of Sugar and its by-products. Havana. Environmental factors in Cuban sugar agri-industry energy production. 1993

Forum “XXX Anniversary of Studies of Economy in Cuba”, University of Havana. The role of sugar agri-industry in the development of Cuban economy. 1992

Caribbean Studies Society, Havana. Trends and development possibilities of the Cuban sugar agri-industry. 1991

Scientific Institute for the Russian – Ukrainian Sugar Industry, Kiev. General financial situation of Cuban sugar agri-industry. 1990.

1st National Seminar about Scientific Research in Cuban sugar agri-industrial production, Cuban Department of Sugar. The optimal land use in Cuban sugar cane production. 1990

XLV Congress of Cuban Association of Sugar Technicians, Cuban Department of Sugar. The improvement of investment allocation in the Cuban sugar agri-industrial production.1989

Computer Science Congress of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, Havana.Algorithm for programming the optimal sugar crop duration. 1988.

1st National Seminar About Sugar Cane Crop in Cuban Higher Education Institutions, Santiago de Cuba University. Experiences in optimizing sugar cane crop planning. 1988.

Department of Economic Cybernetics, University of Kiev.Algorithm for programming the optimal sugar canecrop period. 1987.

VII Forum of Cuban Academy of Sciences. Academy of Sciences, Havana. The optimal sugar cane crop planning period. 1984.

1st National Forum About the Sugar Agri-industrial Production, Holguín (Cuba). The improvement of the 10-day interval sugar production plans. 1984.

2nd Scientific Seminar of Cuban Higher Education. Cuban Board of Higher Education. The improvement of scientific activity in Cuban higher education institutions. 1983.

VI Forum of Cuban Academy of Sciences, Cuban Academy of Sciences, Havana. Improving planning methods using economic-mathematical models and computers. 1983.

II Forum of Cuban Academy of Sciences, Cuban Academy of Sciences, Havana. Development of pork production in Cuba. 1980.

1st Seminar of the Institute of Applied Mathematics, Cuban Academy of Sciences, Havana. Improving short, medium and long run planning in the asbestos-cement production. 1979

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