- Words: 2319
- Length: 7 Pages
- Topic: History - Israel
- Paper #: 15479048
Poverty rose after the Islamic Revolution, and so did unemployment, leaving Iran largely uncompetitive in the global marketplace. Their largest export is the sale of oil and gas, and Iran holds what is estimated to be 10% of the world's oil reserves, so their economy is growing again, and they are successfully paying off old debt that was restructured in the 1980s (Editors).
While Iran was sinking into a depression,