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Youssef Sayegh

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  • Страна местожительства: Palestine
  • Пол: Male
  • Born in: 1916
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In 1939 he worked as a teacher in a private school in Iraq, and in 1940 he returned to Palestine and worked as an assistant general manager for the Al-Hamma Mineral Springs Company Ltd. near Tiberias, and in 1943 he worked as a director of the Tiberias Hotel until 1944 AD to go to Jerusalem to work in an organization concerned with companies and cooperatives Savings and anti-inflation, and after a few months he worked as a director of the branch of “Saba” company in the city of Jerusalem, and then took the position of financial director in the fund of the Arab Higher Committee in Palestine. He was captured in the 1948 war and spent nine months in a prisoner of war camp. After his release, he returned to the American University of Beirut with a master's degree in economics in 1952, then in 1954 he went with a scholarship to the United States of America and obtained a Ph.D. in political economy from Johns Hopkins University in 1957. He returned to Lebanon to work as an associate professor in the economics department at the university. He was a visiting professor at Harvard University in the years 1959-1960, Princeton University in 1960, and took over the administration of the Economics Research Institute at the American University in Beirut in the years 1962-1964, then he was appointed as a professor at the Department of Economics in 1963, and he remained there until his early retirement in 1974.



Достижения и награды

Awarded several certificates and awards, including

Certificate of Merit from the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research for Excellence in the Field of Economic Developments in the Arab World (1981)
Distinguished Scientist title at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (1984-1985)
Abdullah Al-Tariqi Prize (2000)



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