Mohammad Hammoud is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Lebanese Studies. He holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Lethbridge and a B.S. in Economics from the Lebanese American University. His master’s thesis entitled “Determinants of International Peace: An Empirical Analysis" examines the direct implications of political, economic, and socioeconomic determinants of peace on global peace level. Mohammad’s research focuses on political and socioeconomic topics mainly peace, migration, political participation, and international sanctions. He has substantial experience working with quantitative data, empirical modeling, and various econometric estimation techniques. Mohammad is also an economics/statistics instructor and course coordinator at the Lebanese International University.