IRAN

Iran: Planning A New Mirage

By-Jahangir Amuzegar*

In early December 2014, the Rohani government announced the decision to reinstate the Management and Planning Organization – the agency in charge of economic development planning since 1948 – which President Ahmadinejad had abolished in 2007 as part of his administrative reorganization. The reestablishment move was preceded in late September 2014 by the completion of the Sixth Plan’s “framework” for the...