Elisa Botella

Curriculum Vitae

Lead: University of Salamanca
Web: http://americo.usal.es/iberoame/node/2811

PhD in Economics of Latin America and MSc. in Globalization and Development in Latin America (2005--2006) from the University of London (Institute for the Study of the Americas). She holds a diploma in Advanced Studies in Applied Economics and a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Salamanca (1998--2002). She is currently Vice-Dean of Economics in the Faculty of Economics and Business, Professor in the Department of Economics and Economic History and a full member of the Instituto de Iberoamérica at the Universidad de Salamanca. She received the 2010 Agrarian History Award from the Sociedad Española de Historia Agraria, SEHA. She has been a member of the board of the Sociedad Española de Historia Agraria (SEHA) since December 2013 and of the Editorial Board of AGER Revista de Estudios sobre Despoblación y Desarrollo (Scopus). She has completed eight research stays at: Nuffield College, University of Oxford; the European University Institute of Florence, Italy; ISA, SAS, University of London; the University of Havana; the Universidad de Matanzas in Cuba; and Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica.

Recent publications related to the project

Food Import Dependency in Cuba: Still the ‘Achilles’ Heel of the Revolution
Bulletin of Latin American Research, Early View. 1470–9856. (JCR, Q2) 2018

Agricultural Policies and Food Security: a Comparative Case study of Spain and Cuba (1990-2015)
Hamburg: EU-Foundation. 2017

From classical dependence to inward-looking development in Cuba (1990-2006)
AGER, Revista de estudios sobre despoblacion y desarrollo rural, 19, pp. 45–83 (SJR), 2015

Best practices for small farmers in Cuba and Costa Rica in the global era (1990-2008)
Historia Agraria, 67, pp. 179–215. 2015

Cuba's alternative/inward-looking development policies. Changing production patterns and land decentralisation: towards sustainable small farming (1990-2008)
Historia Agraria, 55, pp.135–171. 2011 (JCR, Q2)