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Link between Lebanon and Syria's economies spells disaster for both

Monday, 25 May 2020

Lebanon’s and Syria’s economies are inextricably linked, and now a deepening economic crisis in ......

US private employers laid off record 20.2 million workers in April

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

US private employers laid off a record 20.236 million workers in April as mandatory business ......

Arab League urges Lebanon to speed up reforms, expresses concern over protests

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The League of Arab States urged Lebanon’s government to speed up economic reforms and expressed its ......

Lebanon's c. bank governor not solely responsible for crisis: Hezbollah deputy

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Hezbollah’s deputy leader has said Lebanon’s central bank governor Riad Salameh is responsible for ......

Lebanon: Roads blocked to protest worsening economy

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Demonstrators blocked roads through Lebanon late Sunday to protest the deteriorating economic ......

How to put a value on human life? A policymaker’s dilemma in time of coronavirus

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Omar Al-Ubaydli is a researcher at Derasat, Bahrain. He tweets @omareconomics.

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Lebanon c. bank sets exchange rate of 3,625 lira to dollar: Bank source

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The Lebanese central bank set an exchange rate of 3,625 Lebanese pounds per dollar to be applied by ......

Lebanon from golden age to economic crisis, new data shows rise and fall: Report

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A slipping peg, foreign funding that slowed, and a hurting real estate sector, among other factors, ......

No funds transferred out of Lebanon: BankMed, IMMS statement

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Following news that Lebanese bank BankMed and oil trader IMMS settled a $1 billion lawsuit, the ......

US budget watchdog group projects $3.8 trln deficit for 2020

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A steep economic downturn and massive coronavirus rescue spending will nearly quadruple the fiscal ......

The NERDS: Lebanese economy buffs bring accessible expertise to the masses

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

In October 2019, hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets to demand transparent ......

It might take years for global economy to take-off after coronavirus: Experts

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic has caused the global economy to face a far deeper and more savage shock ......

Coronavirus augurs the inevitable collapse of a global economy in ‘overshoot’

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Ugo Bardi is a member of the Club of Rome and he teaches chemistry at the University of Florence, in Italy. He is the author of the book “Before Collapse” (Springer 2019).

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Coronavirus: Germany preparing $160 bln supplementary budget

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

German finance minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday that the government was readying a ......

What history teaches us about the coronavirus pandemic

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Dr Stephen Davies is Head of Education and the Institute of Economic Affairs in London, and Senior Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. He taught for thirty years in the Department of History and Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of "Empiricism and History," and "The Wealth Explosion: The Nature and Origins of Modernity," among other works. He lives in Manchester and is a keen follower of Manchester City.

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