Bijan Khajehpour

Iranians monitor stock market activity at the stock exchange in Tehran, Iran, July 27, 2015. (photo by BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Iran's central bank must regulate unlicensed actors

Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor

The Central Bank of Iran’s failure to regulate a major segment of the financial sector is putting the country’s economic and social well-being at risk.

What’s on Rouhani’s second-term economic agenda?

Tuesday, May. 23, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor

While President Hassan Rouhani’s economic agenda features strong commitment to the building blocks of sustainable development, there are significant challenges ahead.

Rouhani’s rivals are making pledges Iran cannot afford

Monday, May. 8, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor

While incumbent Hassan Rouhani’s main challengers in the Iranian presidential race are making grand pledges of bigger cash handouts and more jobs, there is little to suggest that the promises can be realized.

Structural issues cloud Khamenei's economic vision for Iran

Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor

To realize Iran's economic potential, the supreme leader and the government need to take steps to allow genuine private sector expansion.

Has Rouhani achieved his goals for Iranian economy?

Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor

With his first term coming to an end in the next few months, it is time to assess President Hassan Rouhani’s management of the Iranian economy.

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Bijan Khajehpour is a managing partner at Atieh International, the Vienna-based international arm of the Atieh Group of Companies, a group of strategic consulting firms based in Tehran, Iran.

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