Kevan Harris

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Figure 2: Percentage of labor unrest outside of Tehran Province, 2012-16

Beginning on Dec. 28, a wave of protests surged across Iran, with at least 75 cities reportedly experiencing one or more demonstrations in the first week. Soon after they began, commentators rushed to attribute the protests to various grievances, from Ponzi-like banking scheme collapses and budget corruption allegations to soaring prices of eggs and gasoline. However, our research suggests that rather than grievances alone, an underappreciated precursor for the protests was the buildup of demonstrations and rallies by teachers, workers, trade unions and civil society associations.

Before the recent protests, we constructed a data set detailing labor unrest in Iran from 2012 to 2016.…  Seguir leyendo »