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Farah Al Shami

Research Fellow, Arab Reform Initiative (ARI)

Country : Lebanon
Theme : Social justice and social protection, Tax justice, Informal and precarious work
Brief : Farah Al Shami is a Research at the Arab Reform Initiative. Her work focuses on Arab Youth Trajectories in Contexts of Conflict; Social Protection in the Post-Covid19 Era in the Arab Region; and the Role of New Labour Movements in Transitions in Lebanon, Iraq, Sudan and Algeria; among others.Prior to working at ARI, she was a Program/s Officer and Junior Researcher at the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), the United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), and the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Her previous research work covered a wide array of economic development, political economy and political sociology topics in the Arab region: from Tax Justice, Informal Labour, Gender Policies and Public-Private Partnerships, to Inequalities, the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda, Transnational Social Movements, Governance and Civil Society. She holds a Masters’ degree in Policy Economics and Economic Development from Williams College (MA-USA), a Masters’ Degree in Economics from AUB, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Lebanese American University.
Farah Al Shami

Publications By Farah Al Shami

Jul 17, 2021
The Trap of Pinning Hope on the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights (SDR) in Lebanon