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‘Card for the starved’: Lebanese PM plans to cut aid to families by $3.8B

75% of the population depends on state assistance for basic needs.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
08/05/2021
Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman on November 20, 2019.

Would Avigdor Liberman make a good finance minister?

Liberman is a believer in free markets, with a strong social safety net for those who contribute to the system.

04/05/2021

One in two people globally lost income due to the pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has hit workers across the world; about 1.7 billion adults globally said they temporarily stopped working at their job or business due to the pandemic.

By REUTERS
03/05/2021

Saudi ban on Lebanese produce adds pressure on country’s economic crisis

A ban over claims that fruit and vegetables are used to smuggle drugs comes as the country experiences its worst economic and political crises ever.

By DANIEL SONNENFELD/MEDIA LINE
29/04/2021

Biden's first 100 days a rousing success by Trump's own measures - opinion

Biden is not the best president (yet), but Republicans and Trump are working hard to make it seem like he is.

Israel jumps to slot No. 4 on Bloomberg’s COVID-19 Resilience Ranking

The only countries ranked higher are Singapore, New Zealand and Australia, countries that acted earlier to stop the spread of the virus and managed to keep it in check.

Learning Curve - opinion

As Israel did back in 1984, Montenegro’s new government needs to learn from its failures.

By VLADIMIR KRULJ
26/04/2021

Prof. Trajtenberg elected Foreign Honorary Member of American Econ Assoc.

Each year, the AEA awards prestigious prizes in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession.

After coronavirus, what are Israel's biggest economic challenges?

JPost One-on-One weekly 'Zoomcast': Zev Stub and Prof. Dan Ben-David, President of Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research

22/04/2021

Israel set for international bond offering, likely in euros

There will, however, be fewer issues this year than in 2020, when the government had to issue a record amount of bonds to fund its pandemic stimulus plan, he said.

By REUTERS
21/04/2021
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