President & Founder of LIMS
Dr. Patrick Mardini is the president and founder of the Lebanese Institute for Market Studies – LIMS, where he works with a team of researchers on designing specific policy reforms to address economic, financial, and monetary challenges facing Lebanon.
He is also a research associate at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise. His research is in the field of the banking crisis, economic recessions, and monetary reforms.
He also published on institutional factors preventing competition and on the danger of government intervention in a sectarian society. Dr. Mardini is often invited to lecture in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. He holds a PhD in economics from Paris Dauphine University and postdoctoral research from John Hopkins University.