Monetary and Banking Research Institute

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Monetary and Banking Research Institute
پژوهشکده پولی و بانکی
Established 1990
Field of research
Macroeconomics, Financial Economics
President Dr. Ali Divandarri
Vice-President Dr. Ahmad Badri
Address No 10. Africa Ave. Argentina Sq. Tehran, Iran
Location Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Affiliations Central Bank of Iran

The Monetary and Banking Research Institute (MBRI) (formerly known as Monetary and Banking Research Academy (MBRA)) is the research arm of the Central Bank of Iran.[1]

Historical background

The Monetary and Banking Research Institute (MBRI) was established in 1990 out of necessity for a central repository of all the monetary and banking research in the country. Its activity is focused on research, consulting and publishing.


The most important goals and duties of the MBRI are as follows:

  1. Performing economic researches for individuals and organizations, domestically and internationally.
  2. Compiling economic data of Iran and other countries.
  3. Cooperation with national and international universities and research institutions through workshops, seminars and conferences.


MBRI's organization consists of:

  1. Board of Trustees (the Central Bank of Islamic Republic of Iran's Governor as the President),
  2. advisers, vice presidents, research groups, faculty members,
  3. finance department, service group, publications, data bank, international affairs and conferences department, library and computer center.

See also


  1. "Historical Background". Monetary and Banking Research Institute.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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