Author Archives: Khalid Abu-Ismail

Lebanese poverty rates swell across income groups

Lebanese poverty rates swell across income groups

Reading Time: 6 minutes Over the past year, Lebanon has experienced an onslaught of multiple growth shocks including a banking and exchange-rate crisis, an outbreak of COVID-19, and an explosion that has claimed large swathes of Beirut’s commercial centre and a bulk of trade facilities. These new shocks add to the longer-standing economic and financial crunch that have swelled

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