Analysis

ECONOMY

Iran between the US and China

Mohammadbagher Forough

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (The JCPOA) should be understood in the geopolitical context of Obama’s Pivot to Asia. Obama’s Pivot to Asia was meant to contain China and reduce the American involvement in the MENA region.

ECONOMY

Exchange Rates in Iran: Past, Present and Future

Murat AslanNaseraddin Alizadeh

Iran’s economy has witnessed multi-tier and unstable exchange rate systems which echo different ideological priorities, necessities of profitability in semi-market conditions and rentseeking contributions.