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Roya Wolverson
Roya Wolverson is's economics and Iran writer. Previously, she worked as a staff reporter covering finance and investing at the Wall Street Journal's SmartMoney Magazine and wrote on foreign policy, domestic politics, and culture as a reporter for Newsweek. Her freelance work has appeared in the New Republic, the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and on National Public Radio's On Point show.

Ms. Wolverson has a master's degree in public policy from Harvard Kennedy School and was a Fulbright Scholar on economic development in Mali, where she studied the impact of international cotton subsidies on Mali's economy. She earned a bachelor's degree in international politics and economics from Emory University.

Blog Entries by Roya Wolverson

How Iran Sees Egypt's Protests

Posted February 10, 2011 | 14:22:05 (EST)

Iranian officials planned a rally today -- the thirty-second anniversary of Iran's 1979 revolution -- in support of the popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia. They are claiming solidarity with Egyptian protesters (AFP) in hopes that Egypt's turmoil will result in an Islamic regime in the Arab world's most...

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How Free-Marketers Came to Rule

Posted May 24, 2010 | 16:34:11 (EST)

Europe's budget troubles may have afforded a small victory to laissez-faire capitalists in the heated debate over what policies should guide the economic recovery. But across the globe, proponents of more government are making steady gains, even as public coffers dwindle. In Europe, enterprise and industry ministers look poised to...

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