EconomyDec 23, 2022
PODCAST | The Way Forward for the Knowledge Economy and the Educational Sector in Lebanon
- Bassel Akar, Lina S. Maddah
Economist Lina Maddah and education specialist Bassel Akar discuss with Christelle Barakat the state of the knowledge economy and education sector in Lebanon, pinpointing the key challenges and offering solutions to overcome them.
Lina S. Maddah is an Economic Researcher at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) and a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the Lebanese American University (LAU), Lebanon.
Bassel Akar is a Research Associate at the Center for Applied Research at Notre Dame University (NDU) - Louaize, Lebanon, and at the Center of African Studies at the University of Porto, Portugal.Bassel Akar is an Associate Professor of Education at Notre Dame University - Louaize, Lebanon and Research Associate at the Center of African Studies, University of Porto, Portugal.Lina S. Maddah is a Senior Economic Researcher at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies. Her areas of work include Urban and Regional Economics, Firm Dynamics, Spatial Economic Analysis, Cultural and Creative Industries, and Local Entrepreneurship Ecosystems. Lina holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain, and is a Professor at the Department of Economics at the Lebanese American University.