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The Effects and Consequences of Migration and Immigration on the Lebanese Economy and Tourism Sector

Editor(s): Mohammad Makki, Nadine Sinno
Contributors: Mohamad-Mahdi Berjaoui, Zahu Zohbi, Simona Abdo, Sam El Nemar, Patrick Kanawani, Nadine Sinno, Mohammad Makki,

Book Description

This book tackles several important and timely topics with regards to Lebanon, especially after the Syrian conflict. The contributions here analyse the situation of the internal and external Lebanese economy and tourism, and shed light on the causes and effects of migration and immigration. The articles provide detailed insight into private and public policies, and offer a holistic analysis that enables the reader to benefit from their suggested recommendations.

The book can be used as a reference book for scholars and practitioners in the public and private sectors interested in Middle Eastern politics, economics forecasting, marketing and tourism studies. The articles were originally presented and discussed at the Second Local Economics and Tourism Conference held in May 2017 at the Lebanese International University.


ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-1148-4
ISBN-10: 1-5275-1148-0
Date of Publication: 01/08/2018
Pages / Size: 202 / A5
Price: £61.99


Mohammad Makki graduated with an MA in Financial Economics from the American University of Beirut in 2010. He is currently the Chair of the Economics Department at the Lebanese International University. He serves as the country chair, reviewer, and co-organizer of the International Conference on Digital Economy. He is also an Analyst with Economena Analytics, and a researcher in the field of economics; he has published articles in Al-Akhabar newspaper and in several journals. His research interests are Islamic taxation, sustainability, economic growth, and public policy. He is the founder and the President of the Research Centre of the Beirut Economics Congress that was established in collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Trade.

Dr Nadine Sinno obtained her PhD in Tourism and Cultural Management from the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut in 2015. She is currently Chairperson of the Hospitality and Tourism Department at the School of Business in the Lebanese International University. She has previously worked as a researcher and empirical evaluator in the Commercial Registry Assessment Project (Lebanon). Her research focuses on cultural intelligence in tourism management and establishes a new socio-cultural assessment for individuals, providing a link between successful intercultural encounters and cultural intelligence.