Faculty and Staff

Dr. Ghassan Dibeh

Professor, and Associate Dean of the Adnan Kassar School of Business


Dr. Ghassan Dibeh is a professor of economics and the Associate Dean for the Adnan Kassar School of Business. He holds a BA in Physics and an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Texas. His research appeared in journals such as Physica A, Computational Economics, Review of Political Economy, Energy Economics, Journal of International Development, Middle Eastern Studies, Journal of Industrial Relations, International Migration, and Tourism Economics as well as in edited books.

Teaching Interests

Research Interests

Selected Publications

Dibeh, G., Fakih, A., Marrouch, W., & Matar, G. Who cares about environmental quality in the MENA region?Social Indicators Research, volume 157, issue 2, September 2021, pp. 603–629.

Dibeh, G., Fakih, A., & Marrouch, W. (2019). Tourism–growth nexus under duress: Lebanon during the Syrian crisis, forthcoming, Tourism Economics.

Dibeh, G., Fakih, A. & Marrouch W. (2018). Decision to Emigrate Amongst the Youth in LebanonInternational Migration, 56(1), 5-22.(Lead Article)

Dibeh, G. & Harmanani, H. (2012). A Stochastic Chartist-Fundamentalist Model with Time Delays. Computational Economics, 40 (2), 105-113. doi: 10.1007/s10614-012-9329-8

Dibeh, G. (2011). “Resources, Conflict, and State Fragility: Iraq and Somalia, in Naudé, W., Santos-Paulino, A.U. & McGillivray M. (Eds.), Fragile States Causes, Costs, and Responses (68-88). United States: Oxford University Press

Dibeh, G. (2008). The Business Cycle in Postwar Lebanon. Journal of International Development, 20(2), 145-160.

Dibeh, G. (2007). Contagion effects in a chartist-fundamentalist model with time delays. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 382, 52-57.

Dibeh, G. (2001). Time Delays and Business Cycles: Hilferding’s Model Revisited. Review of Political Economy, 13(3), 329-341.