Poll: Iranians Want Economic Reform, More Engagement With Europe

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by Derek Davison A new IranPoll survey conducted in August finds that Iranians generally support globalization, want to see economic reform inside Iran, and want to improve their economic ties with Europe in particular. They are concerned, however, that U.S.… Continue Reading  

How Sanctions Relief Can Help and Hurt the Iranian Economy

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by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani Removal or relaxation of international sanctions will benefit Iran’s economy just as surely as they hurt it when they were imposed. But not all sanctions have the same effect, and removing some will have a faster impact… Continue Reading  

A Walmart for Libya

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Last Sunday former President Bill Clinton asked the CEO of Walmart if he would open a store in Libya. Surely Libya needs more jobs and needs to get its economy going, but I am not sure how a Walmart would… Continue Reading