Moussa Saab

Moussa Saab is a Policy Economist in the IGC London Hub and is the thematic lead for State, with a focus on tax. He is a former Private Equity Associate at the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG).  Moussa holds an MSc in Economics and International Financial Economics from Warwick University and a BA in Economics from the American University of Beirut (AUB).

Content by Moussa Saab
  • Publication - Sub-thematic summary

    Taxation: A summary of IGC research

    This sub-thematic summary highlights the IGC’s research on taxation over the past 10 years. Effective taxation systems are essential for enabling governments, at all levels, to generate the revenues needed to finance the services, infrastructure, and investment necessary to drive economic growth. Despite their importance, however, tax systems are often a neglected...

    6 Sep 2019 | Moussa Saab

  • Blog post

    The politics of public sector and tax reform in Lebanon

    In Lebanon, rain from the latest storm was seen dripping through the cracks in Beirut’s bridges. This image aptly summarises the country’s deteriorating infrastructure, which is due to woeful public finances and decades of negligence. Until now, the focus has been on improving the resilience of the financial and banking systems, and immediate structural reforms, to...

    24 Jan 2019 | Moussa Saab