NameDr. Salpie Djoundourian
Salpie Djoundourian, an associate professor of Economics in the Adnan Kassar School of Business at the Lebanese American University, Byblos Campus. The positions she held at the University include the following: -associate dean of the School of Business 2011-2018 -assistant dean of the School of Business 2008-2011 -chair of the Departments of Economics and Management in 2005-2008. Dr. Djoundourian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Trade and Finance (1985); a Masters of Science degree in Economics (1987); and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics (1993), from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her primary area of expertise is Applied Microeconomics with emphasis in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and Public Finance and secondary area of expertise is Environmental Planning and Management. She is actively involved in academic research and scholarly work as well as consultancy work for reputable organizations in both private and public sector. Her research appeared in Public Choice, Family Business Review, Environment, Development and Sustainability, and Transportation Research D, among others.
QualificationsDoctorate, Louisiana State University
Current or most recent Employer
Lebanese American University
Time in Post - 7
Organisation Type: University
Disciplinary or professional background
Business, Economics, Evaluation research, Social/Public Policy
English (Primary Writing Language),
French (Primary Writing Language),
Current Areas of Policy Interest
Public Policy ( 25 years )
Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years
Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years
Governance (Local & Decentralization)
Djoundourian, S. (2011). Environmental movement in the Arab world. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 13(4), 743-758.
“Environmental Performance of Developing Countries: A Comparative Study,” Topics in Middle East and North African Economies, electronic Journal, Volume 14, 265-277, Middle East Economics Association and Loyola University Chicago, September 2012.
Contributing author in the scientific report designed for policy makers from the proceedings of the Regional Workshop entitled "Human impacts on Mediterranean marine ecosystems and the economy", Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Monaco, October 18-19, 2017
"Impact Assessment of the Job Creation Component of ESFD" Contracted and Funded by the European Union Commission, Implemented by the Information International, March 2015.