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Iran Economic Monitor


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.

Latest Issue

Iran Economic Monitor: Mitigation and Adaptation to Sanctions and the Pandemic, Spring 2020               Special Focus: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Iran and understanding poverty trends in Iran during 2016/17–2018/19

Previous Issues:

Iran Economic Monitor : Weathering Economic Challenges, November 2018
Special Focus Topic: Understanding the latest poverty trends in Iran (2009–2016)

Iran Economic Monitor: Sustaining growth: The challenge of job creation, January 2018 
Special Focus: Recent Trends in Employment and Labor Market Outcome

Iran Economic Monitor: Oil-driven recovery, June 2017
Special Focus: Iran’s Pension System: The Need for Reform I Towards Water Security in Iran: Challenges and Opportunities

Iran Economic Monitor: Towards reintegration, December 2016
Special Focus: Constructing and Understanding Poverty Trends in Iran I Ambient Air Pollution in Iran

Iran Economic Monitor: Seizing the opportunity, March 2016
Special Focus: Prospects for Iran’s Oil and Gas Export Revenues I Iran’s Financial Sector at the Dawn of the Lifting of Sanctions