2021

How Things Fall Apart,” IFI (AUB’s Issam Fares Institute) Op-Ed series, September 4; republished in L’Orient-Le Jour on Sep 5

Lebanon’s economic crisis: A tragedy in the making,” Middle East Institute, March 29 (with Amer Bisat and Marcel Cassard)

2020

Covid-19, trust and rising economic challenges in the Arab world,” ERF Policy Portal, December 22 (with Joelle M. Abi-Rached)

La réforme de l’économie libanaise, condition de la révolution politique ?” L’Orient-Le Jour, Octobre 14

Lebanon’s Dysfunctional Political Economy,” Project Syndicate, July 27

L’aide du FMI : un processus long et difficile,” L’Orient-Le Jour, May 14 (with Amer Bisat and Marcel Cassard)

A Grave Crisis, With No Silver Bullet,” Carnegie Middle East Center, May 11 (with Amer Bisat and Marcel Cassard)

Lebanon: Managing Covid-19 in the Time of Revolution,” Arab Reform Initiative, May 7 (with Joelle M. Abi-Rached)

Killer Lockdowns,ERF Policy Portal, April 21 (with Joelle M. Abi-Rached)

“Crise économique au Liban : l’avenir d’un pays dans la balance, ” Moyen-Orient, no. 46, April-May. (With Maha Yahya)

Why Lebanon’s Debt Problem Is Super Hard to Sort Out,” Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, April

Lebanon’s economic crisis: how to avoid a ‘lost decade’,” ERF Policy Portal, March 11

“Le Liban au bord de la dépression,” Alternatives économiques, January 29

“The trouble with the creeping expropriation of depositors,” Annahar, January 24 (with other signatories)

Halte à l’expropriation rampante des déposants au Liban !” L’Orient-Le Jour, January 24 (with other signatories)

Cronyism reduces job creation in Lebanon,” ERF Policy Portal, January 22 (with Jamal Haidar)

“Road map to an orderly restructuring of Lebanese public sector debt”:

  • Annahar, January 21 (with signatories)

Lebanon’s Perfect Storm,” Project Syndicate, January 9, 2020

“Lebanon’s Economic Crisis: A Ten Point Action Plan for Avoiding a Lost Decade” :

2019

A Brewing Storm: An In-Depth Analysis of Lebanon’s Economy,” Carnegie Middle East Center, December 23 (with Amer Bisat, Haneen Sayed, and Maha Yahya), [published in English and Arabic]

Économie : La mort du miracle libanais ?”, L’Orient-Le Jour, November 29

Is the Lebanese miracle dead?Annahar, November 26

The Arab Winter of Discontent,” Project Syndicate, October 31

 “Will Sudan Break Through Democracy,” Project Syndicate, September 16

 “Pulling Sudan Back from the Brink,” Project Syndicate, June 7

 “The Arab Spring’s Second Chance,” Project Syndicate, April 23

En Algérie, une seconde lutte d’indépendance,” L’Orient-Le Jour, April 5

 “Algeria’s Second Arab Spring,” Project Syndicate, March 28

2018

Trois grandes questions doivent être abordées pour relever le défi économique en Arabie saoudite,Le Monde, April 7

La révolte algérienne est bien dans la continuité des “printemps arabes”,” Le Monde, April 4, (with El Mouhoub Mouhoud)

2017

 “Saudi Arabia’s Populist Temptation,” Project Syndicate, November 15

 “The Middle East’s Oil-Price Problem,” Project Syndicate, June 7

 “The Arab Spring and the Western Winter,” Project Syndicate, March 27

Creating Jobs Through Pro-Market Rather Than Pro-Business Policies,” Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, February (with Jamal Haida)

Low social and political returns to education in the Arab world,” Economic Research Forum Policy Portal, December 26

2016

 “Egypt and Tunisia’s Divergent Paths,” Project Syndicate, November 22

 “How to Help the Middle East,” Project Syndicate, September 8

 “The Silent Arab Majority Must Speak Up,Project Syndicate, June 13

La voie de la réforme en Arabie saoudite,” Le Monde, May 3

Saudi Arabia’s Reform Path,” Project Syndicate, April 29

Il ne faut pas s’attendre à ce que les élites des pays arabes réforment l’éducation si cela doit mettre leur survie en péril,” Le Monde, April 27

 “The Emancipation Gap in Arab Education,Project Syndicate, April 7

Aux pays musulmans de réviser leurs ‘politiques d’éducation’,” Le Monde, March 28, (with El Mouhoub Mouhoud)

 “Economic Growth After the Arab Spring,” Project Syndicate, March 4