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Government Policy, Inflation, and Exchange Rates in the Era of Sanctions: The Case of Contemporary Iran


The currency market has many players and it is considered one of the most efficient markets in the world.  When the value of a country’s currency decreases unexpectedly, the production sector of the economy has to endure higher prices of imported inputs and higher costs of production. While many companies in developed countries use the hedging instruments available in the marke... Read More

The Economic Incentives of a Deal with Iran


John Kerry has made his rounds on the Sunday morning talk shows to discuss the much-anticipated interim deal struck between Iran and the P5+1. The atmosphere, reflected by the questions he faced, is full of both anxiety and excitement. The back-and-forth was largely focused on how the deal affects U.S. national security interests. This is not the proper forum to discuss the merits... Read More