• Recommendations for improving the trade balance of the tourism sector in Iran

    Abstract of Projects . 6/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Due to its strong forward and backward linkages and job creating nature, as well as positive functions effective on economic growth, the tourism industry can play an effective role in the economy, and the Iranian economic policy makers and planners are accordingly focusing on recreational, industrial, mineral, cultural, medical, and religious tourism. Since tourism industry can become the most important source of foreign exchange earnings for countries with tourism attractions such as Iran, i... Read More
  • Management of the production and importation of luxury cars using the legal capacities of the VAT Act

    Abstract of Projects . 6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Among the key issues to be tackled in the "Bill on the Permanent VAT Act", is the management of the importation of certain goods, such as cars. In this regard, the governments in Iran have taken various measures to control the imports of luxury cars, including imposing bans and restrictions, levying duties and taxes, and deprioritizing or even prohibiting the allocation of foreign exchange to the importation of luxury cars. At times, however, these tools have been only partially effective or eve... Read More
  • Business development models in Iranian manufacturing: case studies of home appliances and chemical industries

    Abstract of Projects . 6/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Among the strategic objectives pursued by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Mine is promoting management knowledge in order to support the industrial development process of the country. Identification, documentation and promotion of business models in various industries, and promotion of management knowledge through the development of the industrial culture are among the administrative policies related to this strategy. Focusing  on the characteristics of enterprises in the field of industry, ... Read More
  • Formulation of a Policy Package for Developing a Franchise Model for retail distributors in Iran (Case study: Grocery Stores)

    Abstract of Projects . 5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
    The present status of the goods distribution channels in Iran can be characterized by such features as a high share of traditional actors compared to modern players in the market (quantitative feature); low technical and managerial standards (qualitative feature); and a large number of unregistered retail sellers in the market. The major roots of this problem can be found among others, in the lack of a general rule of law and the weakness of public institutions monitoring the distribution system... Read More
  • Legal Requirements for Commercialization of Industrial Property In Order to Improve Business Environment

    Abstract of Projects . 12/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Commercialization of intellectual property plays an important role in improving the business environment and is the focus of much attention today because of its contribution to economic development. The main prerequisite for the commercialization of intellectual property is laws protecting intellectual property, a requirement that is met by the Iranian legal system. In this study, we examined the overall role of intellectual property in the economic development. Then, while reviewing... Read More
  • Appropriate Market Regulation Models for Selective Agricultural Products

    Abstract of Projects . 12/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Zorar Permeh   Abstract: The purpose of this research was to find the most useful policy choices for making the best market regulation systems. The research examined the existing market regulations in Iran, the experiences of selective countries, the supply chain methods and modern information techniques. The results indicate that market regulation should be implemented in each sector; thus, the market regulation for agricultural products should be done by Ministry of Agriculture instea... Read More
  • Iranian Economic Outlook

    Abstract of Projects . 11/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Amir Reza Souri  Abstract An analysis of the trends in macroeconomic variables over the past half-decade reflects the most profound experience of stagflation in Iran in recent years. The economic slowdown, rising costs of production, untapped production capacities, exchange rate appreciation, and uncertainties in foreign exchange market, dwindling investments, channeling of financial resources toward unproductive activities, double-digit rates of inflation, etc. are among the major charact... Read More
  • Formulation of Iran’s Trade Policy Document, First Phase: Modifying Import Regulations (Tariff and Non-Tariff Instruments) and Its Institutional Structure

    Abstract of Projects . 11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Determination of trade policies in the process of economic development and growth has always been a major concern for governments. An integrated and well targeted trade policy, as a tool for the materialization of development strategy objectives can, therefore, significantly contribute to enhancing the efficiency of government economic performance. Trade policy is a set of measures implemented by government in the area of trade. Comprehending the term trade policy needs the careful definition of... Read More
  • Identification of the causes of the lack of timely availability of working capital for Iranian small and medium-sized enterprises

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Roohallah Noori Abstract Despite the critical role of small and medium sized enterprises in economic development of Iran, they face difficulties such as problem of timely availability of working capital. As such, the main purpose of this study is to investigate roots and causes of this issue, as the most challenging problem of SMEs. So, this applied and descriptive study was done using qualitative data collection method and through selected managers in small and medium sized companies loca... Read More
  • Innovations and Shortcomings of the New Commercial Bill

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Behnam Ghaffari  Abstract The Government and the Parliament, in recent years, have been seeking to replace the currently in force Commercial Act, because it is too old and does not meet today's needs. In this context, after many ups and downs, an Act entitled "the Commercial Bill" was approved by the Judicial and Legal Commission of the Parliament in January 2012. In April 2012, and according to Principle 85 of the Constitution of I.R. Iran, the Parliament agreed with the tentative a... Read More
  • Identification of export and investment opportunities of Iran

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Mitra Rahmani Abstract This research seeks to identify export and investment opportunities in the industrial sector of Iran by studying regional and global demand. By identifying regional (countries mentioned in the 20-Year Vision of I.R. Iran) and global demands and denoting imported goods with increasing share in 20 year period ending in 2010, as well as determining the potentials of export and production of Iran, we endeavored to highlight the goods that contribute to an active role of ... Read More
  • Investigating the possibility of establishing a preferential trade agreement with the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Samira Golkaran Moghaddam Abstract Throughout the recent decades, and in line with its policy of economic growth and development, Iran has been striving to increase its share in global trade. To this end, establishing new linkages and creating access to new markets can be very effective. For the identification of potential target markets, the potentials that these markets have for the exports of Iranian goods need to be identified. In this respect, due to lower transportation costs, region... Read More
  • Feasibility Study of Packaging Management Institutions for the Islamic Republic of Iran

    Abstract of Projects . 11/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Roohallah Noori   Abstract: There is Gap between the layers of government and firms of the packaging industry in Iran. Also, Iran has no activity in the international network of packaging industry. There is ambiguity in the main activities associated with policy making, management and monitoring of the packaging industry, institutions, and organizations related to these activities and mechanism of communication and interaction among them. This ambiguity and lack of integrity can be ... Read More
  • Formulating Guidelines for the Promotion of Exports in Halal Food to the Global Market

    Abstract of Projects . 11/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Bita Norouzi Abstract                                                                                                                                                                      One of the main results of this study, along with devising a scientific framework for formulating the guidelines for promoting halal food exports of Iran, is to provide some strategies and plans for growth processes in Iranian halal food exports. They are manifested to guide exporters of Iranian halal food... Read More
  • Evaluation of competitiveness of Iran’s copper industry

    Abstract of Projects . 11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Ebrahim Ali Razini   Abstract: Copper plays a major role in the economic development of countries, and in fact, has a correlation with growth in industrial products. Thus, copper industry can also play an important role in the economic development and become a major source of foreign currency revenues of the country. This Study seeks to assess the competitiveness Iran's copper industry. In order to assess and calculate competitiveness, the unit cost (UC) ratio was used. This inde... Read More
  • The Future of Automotive Industry in Iran

    Abstract of Projects . 11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Bahare Oryani Abstract The main purpose of this project is a futurological study of automotive industry in Iran emphasizing on passenger cars. A review on the evolution of the car industry global value chain showed that this industry has been moving toward integration and outsourcing. While, referring to the successful countries experience (such as India, China, Turkey) and unsuccessful countries (such as Russia), the best way to develop the car industry is joint venture investment contrac... Read More
  • A Survey on Legal Aspects of the Draft Act on Commercial Advertisement (A Critical Analysis of Commercial Advertisement: National Production Protection & Consumer Protection Approach)

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Forough Mostafa Montaqami Abstract   This study surveys the laws and regulations related to a commercial advertisement in Iran, the USA, and Turkey. The main objective of this study is doing a research in order to present some recommendations to modify the text of Iran's "Draft Act on Commercial Advertisement”. The Draft Act is also analyzed in this research. The approaches of selected international institutions and organizations to the commercial advertisement are surveyed as well. The fi... Read More
  • Appropriate Policies and Strategies in the Field of Imports Under Intensified, Reduced or Eliminated Sanctions

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Alireza Garshasbi  Abstract The imports of goods and services have a critical role in continuing production, market regulation, and exports in Iran. Facilitation of imports, therefore, decreases economic costs of the country. The intensification of economic sanctions in the period 2010-2012 reduced oil revenues and stopped services related to trade. The Central Bank of Iran was also sanctioned. The result was a shortage of foreign exchange supplies, an increase in foreign exchange rates,... Read More
  • Designing the Inter-agency Coordination Mechanism for Trade and Transport

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Elnaz Miandoabchi Abstract      Foreign Trade is among the fundamental elements of a country’s economy. One of government responsibilities in this respect is to provide the conditions for fast, efficient and costly trade transactions. The efficiency of a trade transaction depends on various factors which contribute to the exchange of goods, information and money. These factors comprise a wide spectrum of policies, regulations, services such as transportation and logistics, insurance, banking... Read More
  • Documentary Studies of the Sixth Development Plan with an emphasis on assessing the performance of industry, mining and trade sectors

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Rezvan Aghamirzaee Abstract One of the principles of programming in any system is designing programs based on the objectives envisaged in the system. In economic planning, the success of economic policies depends on full coordination among commercial, industrial, monetary, fiscal and foreign exchange policies and objectives. As the Government is soon going to start formulating the Sixth Development Plan, and due to the dramatic changes that the world economy witnessed in the past decade and... Read More
  • An analysis of the effects of credit policies on investment in major economic sectors

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Ahmad Tashkini   Abstract The aim of this research is to analyze economic effects of credit policies on major economic sectors in Iran’s Economy, emphasizing on industry and mining sectors.  To do so, we employed three methodological approaches: descriptive statistical analysis of macroeconomic data; taking expert opinions; and an econometric system of equations using the seemingly unrelated regression method for annual data in the period 1973-2012. Our results show that especially in man... Read More
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