Investigating the causes of Iran’s policy making system performance inefficiency regarding poverty eradication (Case study: Poverty eradication bill in Islamic Republic of Iran)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Prof., Public Administration, Department of Accounting and Management, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran

2 Prof., Public Administration, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 M.A. Student in Governmental Management, Management Faculty, University of Tehran, Qum Pardis, Tehran, Iran


‘Poverty’ as a complex and multilateral public problem is under the influence of government policies and performances regarding poverty eradication. Therefore, any change in the level of poverty in the society depends upon policy making system performance (P.M.S.P). In present research, after describing the ineffectiveness of P.M.S.P about poverty eradication, the causes of this problem have been investigated by taking case study method and focusing on the bill of “poverty eradication in Islamic Republic of Iran” (as a sample of P.M.S.P). So the main probable causes of bill’s aborting -as the causes of ineffectiveness of P.M.S.P- have been studied in the framework of research hypothesis. “The indifference and ignorance of policy makers”, “the inefficiency of public policy making system” and “extension and complexity of poverty problem” have been distinguished as the most important causes and have been assayed via gathering experts’ viewpoints. The results of research, by confirming the effect of triple factors, indicate that "the inefficiency of public policy making system" is the main cause of that problem.


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