Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 1

7-January-2008

Irans Emerging Economic Threats

By Jahangir Amuzegar

The following article forMEES was written by Jahangir Amuzegar, a distinguished economist and former member of the IMF Executive Board.

The Wests inordinate preoccupation with the Islamic Republics nuclear program in recent months has diverted world attention away from two other issues that threaten the management of Irans frail economic structure. These internal challenges are perhaps of...