Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen ranked highly miserable nations - study

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Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen ranked highly miserable nations - study
Israel fared well in the report with a ranking of 145 among the nearly 160 countries ranked.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

The Islamic Republic of Iran and countries linked to Tehran, Lebanon, Yemen and Syria, were classified as some of the world's most miserable nations due to economic mismanagement, corruption, violence, and war, according to a report by a prominent American economist at John Hopkins University in Maryland. Israel fared well in the report with a ranking of 145 among the nearly 160 countries ranked. The wealthy central European country Switzerland is at the bottom of the misery table (157).

Steve H. Hanke, founder and co-director of the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise at the Johns Hopkins University, noted in his article on the website of the National Review last week: ”The human condition lies on a vast spectrum between ‘miserable’ and ‘happy.’ In the economic sphere, misery tends to flow from high inflation, steep borrowing costs, and unemployment.”

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