Reconstructing the Economy of Lebanon

Kubursi, Atif A.
January 1999
Arab Studies Quarterly;Winter99, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p69
Academic Journal
Focuses on the economic problems of postwar Lebanon. Sources of economic success and growth in Lebanon before the 1975 civil war; Economic causes and consequences of the 1975-1990 civil war in Lebanon; Reasons the Lebanese economy survived; Obstacles to surmount for Lebanon's economic recovery; Framework for economic reconstruction and rehabilitation.


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