Charbel Bassil

Charbel Bassil

Full time Associate Professor, Qatar University

Charbel Bassil received his PhD in Economics in 2010 from the University of Cergy Pontoise in France. He then joined Notre Dame University - Louaize (NDU) in Lebanon as an assistant professor then got his promotion to associate professor in 2016. He chaired the Department of Economics at NDU between 2017 and 2019. In 2021, Charbel joined Qatar University at the rank of associate professor. He is especially interested in the political economy of terrorism, the growth and tourism nexus, and financial economics.

Areas of Interest:
  • Econometrics
  • Tourism economics
  • Macro
  • Financial economics
  • Ph.D. in Economics with highest honors, and congratulations with unanimous vote, University of Cergy Pontoise, Cergy, France, November 2005
  • M.S. in International Economics : Modeling and analyzing Economic Policies, University of Paris X, Nanterre, France, November 2004
  • Full time Associate Professor at Qatar University (QU) - Doha, Qatar, August 2021 - Present
  • Full time Associate Professor at Notre Dame University (NDU) - Louaize, Lebanon, September 2016 - August 2021
  • Visiting research scholar at Nanterre University, France, June 2018   
  • Chairperson of the Department of Economics at Notre Dame University (NDU) - Louaize, Lebanon, September 2017 - August 2019
Latest Publications:
  • Harb, G. and Bassil, C. (2022)\Regional Growth, Domestic and Foreign Tourism in NUTS Regions : New Insights from the Old Continent, Journal of Travel Research, 61(2), 279-298, https :// (Ranked A* by ABDC2019, Scopus2019, IF7.027)
  • Bassil, C., Saleh, A. and Anwar, S. (2019), \Terrorism and Tourism Demand : A Case Study of Lebanon, Turkey and Israel", Current Issues in Tourism 22(1), 50-70, https :// (Ranked A by ABDC2019, Scopus2019, IF3.395)
  • Bassil, C., Hamadi, H. and Mardini, P. (2019), \Gold and Oil Prices : Stable or Unstable Long-Run Relationship", Journal of Economics and Finance, 43(1), 57-72. (Ranked B by ABDCv2019, Scopus2019)
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