Within this challenging environment, GDP growth in Lebanon is estimated at 2.0% in 2014 up from an estimated 0.9% in 2013, in part driven by the Central Bank’s stimulus package, an improved security stance and lower oil prices. With the economy operating below capacity, and given lower international commodity prices, inflation has sharply decelerated in 2014 to 1.2%.
Read Overview »
October 5, 2015 — MENA's aggregate export performance over the past two decades has been consistently weak. Using detailed firm-level export data from Customs administrations, this report explains why.
Read More »
Project aims to improve quality and access to water in an area where over half of the Lebanese population lives, works, and endures the dramatic winter floods, polluted sea waters, and either poor quality or highly
The Systematic Country Diagnostic gives a snapshot of the country’s immense resources and the challenges facing the country. The report paints a picture of a country of vast potential that should not become a land of
Climate change is already affecting the Arab World in dire ways. It will cause e extreme heat to spread across more of the land for longer periods of time, making some regions unlivable and reducing growing