Economic Trends and Macroeconomic Policies in Post-Revolutionary Iran
AbstractThis paper reviews some of the main trends in the Iranian economy over the past two decades and discusses the key economic policy issues that divide the reformist from the more conservative factions in Iran. It argues that the economic policy dilemma of whether to liberalize the economy has not gone away and very much lies dormant. For a small open economy such as Iran's operating in an increasingly globalized world economic environment, the neglect of fundamental economic forces in favor of political vested interests can have dire consequences in the long run.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economic Research Forum in its series Working Papers with number 9902.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: Jan 1999
Date of revision: Jan 1999
Publication status: Published by The Economic Research Forum (ERF)
Other versions of this item:
- Pesaran, M. H., 1998. "Economic Trends and Macroeconomic Policies in Post-revolutionary Iran," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9818, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
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