Titled "Understanding Policy-Making in Lebanon: An Application of the Multiple Streams Framework to the 2012 Wage Hike," the report addresses the reasons behind promoting the issue of wages on the policy agenda, and explains how decree No.7426 was viewed as the solution while other solutions were considered but dismissed. The paper uses the theoretical approach of the Multiple Streams Framework as a tool to consider the agenda setting, the decision-making processes, and the role of policy entrepreneurs in the analysis of the wage hike issue. >>> Download the report
Lea Bou Khater earned her PhD in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies of University of London in 2016. She is currently a teaching instructor of Sustainable Community Development at the Lebanese American University in Beirut. As a development practitioner for more than ten years, she undertook several studies and projects commissioned by the government of Lebanon and international organizations. She also authored various reports on needs assessments, national surveys, and program evaluations mainly pertaining to labour, education, and poverty. Her ACSS-funded research project focuses on the labor movement in Lebanon.