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Why Lebanon’s stimulus package is doomed…

This article first appeared at Executive Magazine on 14 January 2013 When Riad Salameh, the governor of Banque du Liban (BDL), Lebanon’s central bank, announced in November $800 million for a new stimulus package to help the economy grow in … Continue reading

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Property rights lacking for Palestinians

This article originally appeared on IRIN, the United Nations’ press wire. “If they throw us out, we will end up in the sea,” Zahar Sayed Ghadbaan says, her anger not entirely disguised by the joking tone. “We have nowhere else … Continue reading

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Allegations of malpractice in Lebanon’s oil and gas sector

This investigation was originally published in Executive Magazine.   Lebanese politicians are the least trustworthy in the world, or so its people think — in last month’s World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report the country scored 148th out of 148 … Continue reading

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