Poverty reduction efforts in Iran: the wrecking force of inflation - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Poverty reduction efforts in Iran: the wrecking force of inflation

Poverty reduction efforts in Iran: the wrecking force of inflation

By Ali Enami and Nora Lustig

Iran’s universal cash transfer (UCT) programme plays an important role in fighting poverty. But as this column shows, its real value and impact on the country’s poorest people has diminished..more