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Economics educator

Samir A. Makdisi, Lebanese Economics educator. Member Economics Research Forum for Arab Countries, Iran & Turkey (chair board directors since 1993), Arab Society Economics Research (general secretary 1987-1992).

Background

Makdisi, Samir A. was born on January 25, 1932 in Beirut. Son of Anis E. and Selma K. (Vihuri) Makdisi.

Education

Bachelor, American University Beirut, 1953. Master of Arts, American University Beirut, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1961.

Career

Staff member International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1962-1972. Professor American University Beirut, since 1972, deputy president, 1993-1998. Director Institute of Money and Banking, since 1984.

Minister Economy of Trade, Lebanon, 1992. Consultant in field.

Membership

Member Economics Research Forum for Arab Countries, Iran & Turkey (chair board directors since 1993), Arab Society Economics Research (general secretary 1987-1992).

Connections

Married Jean W. Said. Children: Sarez, Ussama, Karim.

father:
Anis E. Makdisi

mother:
Selma K. (Vihuri) Makdisi

spouse:
Jean W. Said

child:
Karim Makdisi

child:
Ussama Makdisi

child:
Sarez Makdisi