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New Face of Poverty in Iran

New Face of Poverty in Iran
New Face of Poverty in Iran

Making an improvement in people’s livelihoods is the goal of all economic policies. Economics and all policymaking tools should help promote economic growth and public well-being. With that in mind, a positive change in the welfare of people could be considered an indicator of the achievement of the country’s policymaking apparatus. 
Zahra Kaviani, an economist, prefaced her write-up for the Persian economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad with this note. A translation of the text follows:
Unfortunately, Iran’s economic indicators all show similar results: negative economic growth, high inflation and widespread unemployment, which reflect the rising trend of poverty. The super challenges that economists have frequently warned about are now entering the crisis stage. 


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