The Arabic Hour

Lebanon's economic crisis; its inception, causes, consequences and what could be done

Publish Date: Mar 13, 2021

On today’s program we have an engaging and frank discussion of the current economic crisis of Lebanon; its inception, causes, consequences and what can be done to salvage Lebanon's economy before total collapse. Dr. Samir Makdisi is a former Minister of Economy in Lebanon and a Professor of Economics, Chair of the Economics Department and Director of the Institute of Financial Economics at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Dr. Atif Kubursi, Emeritus Professor of Economics at McMaster University, Canada, and former Acting Undersecretary and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Social and Economic Commission for Western Asia. Don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel, to stay up to date with our latest videos.