Economy

Eva Shoufi
The relationship between host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon is going through a thorny phase. Most analyses discussing the economic...
Friday, January 23, 2015
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Firas Abou-Mosleh
The World Bank claims to be working on a strategy to support job creation in Lebanon. The socio-economic policies adopted in the country since the...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Abdel Kafi al-Samad
Up to 57 percent of families in Tripoli are “impoverished,” including 26 percent that are “extremely impoverished.” These families are concentrated...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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Mouhamad Wehbe
There has been much concern that the drop in oil prices will have negative consequences on Lebanon, due to the decline in money transfers from...
Friday, January 9, 2015
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Ghassan Dibeh
“Not the Beirut central district, which was misappropriated by speculators, nor the palaces emerging from every side, nor the newly built boulevards...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Mouhamad Wehbe
The Lebanese Businessmen Association (RDCL) has asked Lebanese Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi for assistance in pushing new legislation that would...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Firas Abou-Mosleh
The middle class is the largest segment in Arab social hierarchy, according to a “first attempt” by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Customs statistics for the first 10 months of 2014 have shown a rise in the trade deficit reaching $14,660 million, which reflects a steady flow of...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Eva Shoufi
The sudden influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon has created a crisis whose repercussions are seen every day. However, Syrian refugees are not...
Monday, December 8, 2014
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