Jahangir Amuzegar

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Jahangir Amuzegar (in Persian: جهانگير آموزگار; born January 13, 1920[1]) is an Iranian economist, academic and politician.[2]

An economist by training, Amuzegar served as Minister of Commerce and Minister of Finance of Iran in 1962-63.[3] He also acted as executive director of International Monetary Fund. Amouzegar holds a bachelor's degree in economy from Tehran University. He pursued his studies and eventually got a doctorate from UCLA.

His brother, Jamshid Amuzegar, was a Prime Minister of Iran during the Shah's reign.



  1. ^ "Biographical statement: Jahangir Amuzegar" (PDF). International Monetary Fund. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived December 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Amuzegar, Jahangir (October 2014). The Islamic Republic of Iran: Reflections on an Emerging Economy. New York, USA: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-857-43748-5. 

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