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The real footprint of the IRGC in Iran's economy
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor
Given the important footprint of the IRGC in the Iranian economy, the Rouhani administration appears to be confronting the Guards by co-opting them.
Inflation likely to rise in Rouhani’s second term
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor
Despite its drastic cut in inflation to single digits for the first time in years, reports predict that Iran will see a return to its usual high inflation rates.
Iran needs new development vision
Friday, Jul. 21, 2017 | Bijan Khajehpour, Contributor
The failures produced over the last three decades by divergent views on the definition of a "development plan" for Iran necessitates a new development paradigm.
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.