Camila Piñeiro Harnecker was a professor, researcher and consultant at the Center for the Study of the Cuban Economy at the University of Havana. Her work focuses on economic democracy, self-management, democratic planning, worker cooperatives, business management and public policy towards the enterprise sector. She is author of Guía Introductoria sobre Cooperativismo para Cuba (Ed. Caminos, 2015) and Repensando el Socialismo Cubano: Propuestas para una economía democratica y cooperativa (Ruth Casa Editorial, 2013), and the edited the volume Cooperatives and Socialism: A View from Cuba (Palgrave, 2012).
She has been a consultant to the Union of Local Industry (UNIL), a group of state enterprises in Havana, the Office of the Havana City Historian, and the Ministry of Light Industry, among other organizations. She is a representative of the Havana’s section of the “Cooperativism Society,” part of the National Association of Economists and Accountants (Asociación Nacional de Economistas y Contadores- ANEC), member of the IberoAmerican Observatory on Local Development and Social Economy (Observatorio Iberoamericano del Desarrollo Local y la Economía Social – OIDLES), and the International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP). She is also part of the editorial board of Otra Economía (RILESS) and WorkingUSA.
Piñeiro Harnecker was an event speaker at the Dialogue