Will Hyperinflation Be Afghanistan’s Next Affliction?

Ed Dolan
6 min readAug 23, 2021

All signs suggest that Afghanistan is in for a rough ride under the Taliban. The most urgent worries include reprisals against Afghans who helped the United States, reversals on women’s rights, and the possibility that the country will become a haven for international terrorist organizations.

But the state of the Afghan economy is working its way up the list concerns. The…

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Ed Dolan

Economist, Senior Fellow at Niskanen Center, Yale Ph.D. Interests include environment, health care policy, social safety net, economic freedom.