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EDITORIAL

Pyromaniacs

LEADERS

The conflicted great idea of Lebanon

 

POVERTY

The many new faces of Lebanese poverty

Poverty 101
Why direct support is more efficient than subsidies and how to transition

Safety nets versus subsidies
UNESCO tackles physical, psychological and systemic educational challenges

School rehabilitation efforts post Beirut blast
Lebanese poverty rates swell across income groups

Lebanon’s poverty and scope for alleviation
Why investing in refugees benefits host communities and the refugees’ country of origin

Enabling refugees’ development enables society at large
Dark days ahead for Syrian refugees

Q&A WITH PHILIPPE LAZZARINI
The Palestinian experience of the Lebanese crises

Executive photo essay
Lebanon 2020: urban poverty

SPECIAL REPORT: LABOR

Labor in Lebanon As existential as it gets
As existential as it gets

Politics and the labor market
Lebanon’s constant inconstants since the 1990s

Five imperatives the new government will need to tackle to create jobs
From a dynamic private sector to the participation of women in the labor force

The knowledge economy
A strategic priority for economic growth and job creation in Lebanon

Industry: Its role and perspective in Lebanon’s economic growth
Untapped potential to compete in global industry

Boosting the Lebanese Food Industry to Preserve and Create Jobs
Lebanon can supply its own foods domestically

Lebanon’s last chance to save jobs
Q&A with Romen Mathieu, Investment Expert

SPECIAL REPORT: DIASPORA

The search for Lebanon’s new diaspora
Between never again and forever yours

The role of the diaspora in healing Lebanon
Hope in the face of relentless calamity

Q&A with notorious cyclist Lance Armstrong and investment tycoon Tom Barrack

BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

Company bulletin
Conferences & exhibitions