Posted by: r.m. | March 14, 2014

Lebanon’s economy … a need for proper taxation

Charbel Nahas, arguably Lebanon’s best minister – both when he was Minister of Telecommunications and then as Minister of Labor – recently gave a presentation entitled “Towards Property Taxation Regime in Lebanon” at AUB.  If you’re interested in economics, in equality, or in Lebanon, check out this expert. Here is a link to his presentation (with a copy of his slides):

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And, to get a grasp of how relevant his presentation is, here are just a few recent articles that open a window into the corruption and wealth inequality in Lebanon.

Beirut for the Rich Only: An Average of $1m for a Residential Apartment

Lebanese banks in 2013: profits and their sources

Lebanon: The Rentier Lobby is Not a Fantasy


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