The survival of Lebanon’s political elites is highly dependent on the wellbeing of the economy. Why then do they delay necessary reform to avoid crisis? This column examines the role of politically connected firms in delaying much-needed economic stabilisation policies.
Mounir MahmalatFellow at Lebanese Center for Policy Studies
Mounir is a Research Fellow, Lebanese Center for Policy Studies. His Ph.D. (c.) is in political economy at Dublin City University and he is a doctoral research fellow at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies. He currently supervises projects on analyzing agenda dynamics in Lebanon.