The Connection between Oil and Government in Iran- Offering a Desirable Paradigm

Document Type : Review article



Oil discovery and extraction identified oil earnings’ role in governing societies and the way of expending oil earnings affected economics of country. Thence, the connection between government and oil earnings determines the origin of social and economic problems. In this paper, managing oil revenues and costs patterns of it from oil discovery to the end of fifth development plan after Iran revolution are considered and investigated. As well, the way of expending oil revenues are studied in several countries and an optimal framework is designed for government and oil connection.