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                                                      Youssef A. El-Khalil





Ph.D.  in Economics, ‘Doctorat Nouveau Régime’  from the ‘Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le  Développement International’ (with high honors), Université d’Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France, 1996


            M.A. in Development Economics from the University of Sussex, Brighton, England, 1981


            B.A. in Economics from the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1980.


Positions Held



1993 - present:            Senior Director of the Financial Operations Department at the Lebanese Central bank  Banque du Liban (BDL)

1989-1993:                  Deputy Director, Credit Department, BDL

1982-1989:                  Economist, Economic Research Department, BDL



1989 - present:            Lecturer in Development Economics, Managerial Economics and Agricultural Economics at the American University of Beirut (part time)

1998- present:             Founder and Chairman of the Association for the Development of Rural Capacities (Association d'Aide au Developpement Rural – ADR)                                                                                                                                                       

Booard member of several Non Governmental Organizations
specializing in social and economic development in Lebanon                                   


Professional Specialty Areas :


Development Economics, Money and Banking, Managerial Economics.


Languages :  Arabic, English, French, Elementary Spanish


Martial Arts Experience : Judo from childhood to college( Master Fukami, MasterYousevitch, Master M.Darwish), Taekwondo ( Master S.Taok) and Kick –Boxing (Master S. Kiblawi)  during University studies, Hand to Hand Combat techniques later( C. Clancy -Concrete Jungle, Master Kiblawi-Ishtibak), Muay Tai ( Master Kiblawi) and Brazilian Jui-Jutsu ( Master A. Ryashi)  since 2006.


7th Eshtibak Training camp(level 1,2 & 3)
Eshtibak Institute Opening