Currency Board: Salvation for Lebanon’s Woes? Presentation at LIFE webinar, 4 Feb 2021







Dr. Nasser Saidi shared his views on the topic “Currency Board: Salvation for Lebanon’s Woes?” at LIFE Lebanon‘s webinar held on 4th February 2021, concluding that a Currency Board is NOT a salvation for Lebanon’s woes.

The main discussion points were:

  • What are Currency Boards? Main characteristics.
  • Currency boards in history and practice: colonial history, recent examples
  • Macroeconomic requirements for a sustainable currency board
  • Is a Currency Board feasible for Lebanon? Reforms and requirements
  • A Currency Board is not a salvation for Lebanon’s woes

The presentation can be downloaded here.

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