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Lebanon’s Financial Collapse: A Post-mortem
October 01, 2020
   Lebanon’s simultaneous collapse of the exchange rate of the Lebanese Lira and, more seriously, of the banking sector is unprecedented. The causes of the two failures are separate and separately investigated. The current situation is in contrast with that in the 1980s when the fall of the Lira was more severe but was nonetheless accompanied by a fully functioning and strong banking sector.
Lebanon’s simultaneous collapse of the exchange rate of the Lebanese Lira and, more seriously, of the banking sector is unprecedented. The causes of the two failures are separate and separately investigated. The current situation is in contrast with that in the 1980s when the fall of the Lira was more severe but was nonetheless accompanied by a fully functioning and strong banking sector.

Policy papers #25 - Lebanon’s Financial Collapse: A Post-mortem

الانهيار المالي في لبنان: دراسة تشريحية


ما شهده لبنان من انهيار متزامن لسعر صرف الليرة اللبنانية وانهيار القطاع المصرفي، الذي يُعَدّ الأمر الأخطر، هو أمرٌ غير مسبوق. إن أسباب الانهيارين مختلفة وتستوجب تحقيقاً منفصلاً. ويتناقض الوضع الحالي مع ما حصل في الثمانينيات من القرن الماضي حيث كان انهيار الليرة أكثر حدّة، لكن القطاع المصرفي يومذاك استمرّ قطاعاً متيناً يعمل بكامل طاقته.

اوراق سياسية رقم 25 – الانهيار المالي في لبنان: دراسة تشريحية

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