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Aug 2013 3 قياس التضخم الاساسي في لبنان Measuring Core Inflation for Lebanon Mesure de l'inflation fondamentale pour le Liban This paper presents a new inflation concept for Lebanon measured by the core inflation, which excludes food and energy prices, and is considered as a complementary indicator to the headline inflation. It lays out the results of two main statistical approaches suggested to compute Lebanese core inflation: the exclusion method and the volatility-weighted method EN  
Nov 2011 2 استخدام الدراسة الاستقصائية لقياس ميول والسلوك المتوقع من القطاعات الرئيسية في الاقتصاد The use of surveys to measure sentiment and expected behaviour of key sectors in the economy Le recours à des enquêtes pour mesurer le sentiment et le comportement attendu des secteurs clés de l'économie This paper presents, first, the methodological approach of the Business Survey conducted by the Central Bank of Lebanon. Second, it examines how the Business Indicators obtained from this opinion-based survey could be a useful tool for policymakers in conjunctural analysis and short-term forecasting EN  
Aug 2011 1 نهج الميزانية العمومية وتحليل أسهم الدين العام : حالة لبنان The Balance Sheet Approach and the Public Debt Stock Analysis: The Case of Lebanon L'approche du bilan et de la dette publique Stock Analyse: Le cas du Liban This paper examines the usefulness of the public sector balance sheet approach in assessing the recent development of Lebanon’s financial vulnerabilities in the public sector. First, this study focuses on the debt stock in Lebanon and its evolution during the last decade. Second, it attempts to explain the evolution of the Lebanese domestic debt through a new perception based on the impact of business sentiment on the domestic public debt EN