The Iran Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies. It examines these economic developments and policies in a longer-term and global context, and assesses their implications for the outlook for the country. Its coverage ranges from the macro-economy to financial markets to indicators of human welfare and development. It is intended for a wide audience, including policy makers, business leaders, financial market participants, and the community of analysts and professionals engaged in Iran.
Iran’s economy continued to grow moderately for the third consecutive year albeit at a slower pace than in the previous year.
Iran’s economy continued its gradual recovery in 2021/221 following the rebound in domestic and external demand.
Iran’s economy is gradually recovering following a lost decade (2011–2020) of negligible economic growth. Less stringent COVID-19 restrictions, adaptation to the new normal— reflected in a recovery in consumption, and more favorable oil sector conditions have driven a four-quarter rebound after June 2020, albeit from a low base.
Special Focus: Recent poverty figures and assessement of the welfare and poverty impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Iran
Special Focus: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Iran and understanding poverty trends in Iran during 2016/17–2018/19
Special Focus Topic: Understanding the latest poverty trends in Iran (2009–2016)
Special Focus: Recent Trends in Employment and Labor Market Outcome
Special Focus: Iran’s Pension System: The Need for Reform I Towards Water Security in Iran: Challenges and Opportunities
Special Focus: Constructing and Understanding Poverty Trends in Iran I Ambient Air Pollution in Iran
Special Focus: Prospects for Iran’s Oil and Gas Export Revenues I Iran’s Financial Sector at the Dawn of the Lifting of Sanctions
Last Updated: Aug 24, 2023