Experts at the University of Miami are taking the pulse of the business communities around the Caribbean, and offering new solutions to invigorate economies.
Entrepreneurial and traditional business opportunities exist throughout the Caribbean, and researchers and students are studying and sharing models to help make a difference.
From developing aquaculture as a sustainable food source to exploring innovative methods to restore aging buildings and infrastructure, scientists and students are engaging governments and residents on several islands.
The business and economic landscape is complex and varied, but the willingness to share knowledge and culture help bridge the gaps and foster success.
An innovative composite material for repairs can positively impact Cuba’s structural restoration efforts. Known for its caught-in-a-time-capsule setting, replete with vintage cars and r … More
Steven Ullmann, UM health care business expert, provides perspective on Cuba’s health care system. Long perceived and touted as a positive r … More
UM School of Business Administration students traveled to the Dominican Republic to offer business consulting and training in underserved communities. When five students from the Hyperion … More
A political scientist provides his insights and interpretation of the economies of Caribbean nations. When asked to describe the economy of the Caribbean in one word, Michael Touchton, … More
UM Rosenstiel School professors are developing sustainable ways to support aquaculture for business and livelihoods in the Caribbean. There’s some fishy business happening in the Caribbean and two University of Miami professors are l … More
The Haitian government adopts a UM study for its post-Hurricane Matthew recovery and rebuilding efforts. Proving the value of field research and community input, a report prepared by University of Miami anthropologists, … More