Alireza Ramezani


A general view of the Central Bank of Iran building in Tehran, Jan. 23, 2006.  (photo by REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl)

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Why do Iranian banks remain stuck with toxic assets?

Friday, Mar. 10, 2017 | Alireza Ramezani, Contributor

Will the continued fragile condition of Iranian banks compel the Central Bank to launch a quantitative easing program?

Why Iran’s auto ambitions will benefit economy, not consumers

Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017 | Alireza Ramezani, Contributor

Iran appears focused on transforming itself into a regional car manufacturing hub in the coming years — but at what price?

Iranian MPs move to hand control over bond market to Central Bank

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 | Alireza Ramezani, Contributor

Iran’s moderate-leaning parliament appears to be pushing for control over the lucrative bond market to be given to the central bank.

Why Iranian government’s debt problem isn’t going away

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 | Alireza Ramezani, Contributor

Despite the Iranian government’s decision to repay billions of dollars owed to local banks, in the broader picture, it will remain saddled with problematic debt until it turns to bonds rather than loans for financing.

Do Iranian MPs want to send working women back home?

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 | Alireza Ramezani, Contributor

The Iranian parliament’s approval of a law to allow women to apply for early retirement after only working for 20 years triggers heavy criticism of the economic and social consequences.

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Alireza Ramezani earned his master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, United Kingdom. He has worked for various media organizations and businesses in Iran since 1999. On Twitter: @AlirezaTehran

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