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Rethinking Fiscal Policy in the Arab Countries

Beirut , Lebanon

What: Symposium series on economic policies: Rethinking Fiscal Policy in the Arab Countries.
When: Tuesday 27 February 2018, from 5:00 to 6:45 pm.
Where: American University of Beirut (AUB), College Hall auditorium, Bliss Street.
Why: Revisiting fiscal policies in the Arab region and whether or not they are up to the task of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
-Ms. Leila Dagher (Ph. D.), Director of Institute of Financial Economics) IFE(, AUB, in opening remarks.
-Mr. Moctar Mohammed El-Hecene, Director, Economic Development, and Integration Division (EDID), ESCWA.
-Mr. Niranjan Saranji (Ph. D.), First Economic Affairs Officer, ESCWA.
-Mr. Khalid Abu-Ismail (Ph. D.), Chief, Economic Development, and Poverty Section, ESCWA.
Discussant: Mr. Mazen Soueid (Ph. D.), Chief Economist, Bankmed.
Moderator: HE Mr. Samir Makdisi (Ph. D.), Institute of Financial Economics (IFE), AUB.



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