LEBANESE INSTITUTE FOR MARKET STUDIES

LEBANESE INSTITUTE FOR MARKET STUDIES

Amsheet, Lebanon

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The mission of Lebanon Institute for Market Studies is to restore economic freedom in Lebanon by working with policy makers and opinion leaders. 

IN THE NEWS

TOP TEN MOMENTS FROM #LFFD18

This year’s Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner, #LFFD18, brought together over 700 people from 56 countries to celebrate the victories toward freedom made in the past year, to discuss shared challenges, and to learn from one another how to most effectively advance free-market reforms. This important gathering was made possible by th...

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PETAR ČEKEREVAC WINS 2018 THINK TANK SHARK TANK COMPETITION

Atlas Network congratulates Petar Čekerevac of the Libertarian Club Libek for winning the 2018 Think Tank Shark Tank competition during Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner, where three think tank leaders pitch exciting new projects to a panel of judges in an effort to win $25,000 in seed-funding. The 2018 Think Tank Shark Tank comp...

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ALUMNI IN FOCUS: PATRICK MARDINI

“People in Lebanon suffer from an average of 12 hours of rolling blackouts every day,” said Patrick Mardini, founder and president of the Lebanese Institute for Market Studies (LIMS). “It’s not reasonable to make illegal the production of a service that people need,” said an entrepreneur he recently met. Mardini is tackling this...

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ECONOMIC FREEDOM WORKSHOPS ATTRACT 6 DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES IN LEBANON

On May 9, the Lebanese Institute for Market Studies (LIMS) released the first video from its recent landmark LIMS Leadership Academy, which brought together activists and staff from six different political parties in Lebanon to learn sound economic principles. Titled “Economic Foundations of a Free and Prosperous Lebanon,” the e...

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WORKING TOWARD A FREE-MARKET FUTURE FOR LEBANON

“Lebanon is on the brink of a disaster,” warns Dr. Patrick Mardini, founder of new Atlas Network partner the Lebanese Institute for Market Studies (LIMS). “Debt has reached 144 percent of the GDP, and taxes and government borrowing are being spent on inefficient public administration.” Mardini, an assistant professor of finance...

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2016 ARAB LIBERTY FESTIVAL FOCUSES ON ECONOMIC FREEDOM FOR MIDDLE EAST

The second annual Arab Liberty Festival, held from Nov. 28 through Dec. 5 in Rabat, Morocco, focused on promoting economic freedom and classical liberal values throughout the Middle East. Hosted by the Arab Center for Scientific Research and Humane Studies and sponsored by Atlas Network, the Arab Liberty Festival brought togethe...

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