Lydia Assouad is the El-Erian fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center where her research focuses on public and political economics.
Lydia Assouad is the El-Erian fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center. Assouad is a PhD candidate in economics at the Paris School of Economics and a research fellow at the World Inequality Lab. Her research lies between public and political economics, with a focus on the Middle East. She worked on the structure and dynamics of income and wealth inequality in the region.
The Lebanese are united in revolt, but their political system is not made to calm their rage.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa
As Lebanon grapples with its public debt, it is avoiding the most effective means of securing greater revenue.