Comments on exodus of its most educated citizens from Lebanon, FT, 7 Mar 2022

9 March, 2022
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Dr. Nasser Saidi commented on the exodus of its most educated citizens from Lebanon in the FT article titled “Lebanon faces exodus of its most educated citizens” published on 7th Mar 2022.
The full article can be accessed at: https://www.ft.com/content/44633cbe-77e7-4c3f-a8b2-cce88b0af331

The comments are posted below:

Nasser Saidi, a Lebanese economist and former minister, also warned of the dangers of the depletion of Lebanon’s “stock of human capital”.

“When you have skilled people working alongside unskilled people, they help them improve because they teach them,” he said. “If the skilled people and the educated people are not there, then we just have misery.”

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