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Interview with Dr. Guita Hourani on Radio Liban Libre, Lebanon

Dr. Guita Hourani was interviewed by Mr. Fadi Nakousi, host of the Baladiyati Baldati Program on Radio Liban Libre. The topic of discussion was migration from Lebanon and its effects on the labor market, human capital, rapid aging, fertility rate, business innovation, economic competitiveness, and human smuggling.
She connected migration and Lebanon's current multifaceted crisis to the physical and psychological well-being of the elderly left behind. She shared some pertinent findings from Oghma's most recent research on the subject and drew attention to this underserved population that suffers from family separation and social isolation.