Cuban Ecotourism's Potential for Community Sustainability and Resilience

Leah Greden Mathews

University of North Carolina Asheville

Dr. Mathews is Professor of Economics and Interdisciplinary Distinguished Professor of the Mountain South at UNC Asheville. Most of her research involves the valuing of intangibles in our society such as scenic quality and cultural heritage. Recent work relates to how these factors influence social capital accumulation and community resiliency.


Cuba has a rich culture, endemic species, beautiful beaches, and several UNESCO-designated natural and cultural heritage sites that make it a popular destination for tourists. Recent political shifts within and outside of Cuba... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Leah Greden Mathews (University of North Carolina Asheville)

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OS-F3 » Tourism and Resilience: Communities (11:30 - Tuesday, 4th October, Palmavera Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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