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Constructing Resilience: Real Estate Investment, Sovereign Debt and Lebanon’s Transnational Political Economy

  title={Constructing Resilience: Real Estate Investment, Sovereign Debt and Lebanon’s Transnational Political Economy},
  author={Julia Tierney},
Author(s): Tierney, Julia | Advisor(s): Caldeira, Teresa | Abstract: In urban studies scholarship, Lebanon is often theorized on the frontiers of sectarian conflict as well as on the frontlines of neoliberalism. Entangling real estate investment, sovereign debt and transnational financial circulations from Arab Gulf investors and the Lebanese diaspora, managed by the Banque du Liban and scrutinized by the United States Treasury, the Lebanese political economy was – and still is – swayed by the… 

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