Department of Economics

Training outstanding experts in theoretical and applied economics is the main concern of our Doctoral program which was established in 2007. The graduates’ capabilities will help produce knowledge, educate specialists for training others and be able to take over academic and executive positions at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and other universities, institutions of higher education, scientific and research institutions, and highly ranked governmental positions in the Khorasan Razavi Province. The graduates are also expected to be able to analyze problems, acknowledge issues and realize the reasons behind economic problems and issues and provide suitable solutions.
These programs mainly concentrate on: Business Economics, Pure Economics, Economic Development, and Economics of Energy.
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Head of the Department of Economics
Mahdi Khodaparast Mashhadi Mahdi Khodaparst Mashhadi
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
m_khodaparast@um.ac.ir
+985138806348

Concentration areas offered by the Department of Economics
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Academic staff

Mohammad Taher Ahmadi Shadmehri
Associate Professor
Mehdi Behname
Assistant Professor
Ali Cheshomi
Assistant Professor
Taghi Ebrahimi Salari
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Ali Falahi
Professor
Mehdi Feizi
Assistant Professor
Masuod Homayounifar
Associate Professor
Mahmood Hoshmand
Professor
Mohammad Hossein Hossein Zadeh Bahreini
Assistant Professor
Mostafa Karimzadeh
Assistant Professor
Mahdi Khodaparast Mashhadi
Associate Professor
Mohammad Reza Lotfalipour
Professor
Abbas Ali Lotfi
Lecturer
Mohammod Hossin Mahdavi Adeli
Professor
Seyed Saeed Malek Sadati
Assistant Professor
Sayed Mahdi Mostafavi
Assistant Professor
Ali Akbar Naji Meidani
Associate Professor
Hadi Qavami
Assistant Professor
Seyed Mohammad Javad Razmi
Associate Professor
Ahmad Sabahi
Associate Professor
Narges Salehnia
Assistant Professor
Mostafa Salimifar
Professor
Ahmad Seifi
Associate Professor
Hassan Tahsili
Assistant Professor
 

Research

Recent journal articles

Jamalmanesh, A., Khodaparast Mashhadi, M., Seifi, A., & Falahi, M. (2018). Prediction of Hydropower Energy Price Using Go’mes-Maravall Seasonal Model. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8 (2), 81-88.
Darisavi, R., Naji Meidani, A., Khodaparast Mashhadi, M., & Salehnia, N. (2018). Reversibility Test of Oil Demand Function of OECD Countries Importing Oil from Iran with an Emphasis on Technological and Environmental Considerations: Symmetric and Asymmetric Models. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8 (2), 132-139.
Razmi, S., & Azodi, T. (2018). The Comparative Effect of Air Pollution Caused by Greenhouse Gases Emissions on the Health of Men and Women in the Upper Middle- Income Countries. Modern Applied Science, 12 (8), 19-26.
Falahi, M. (2018). Economic growth and government size in developed European countries: A panel threshold approach. Economic Analysis and Policy, 58 (2), 1-13.
Darisavi, R., Khodaparast Mashhadi, M., Naji Meidani, A., & Salehnia, N. (2018). Investigating the asymmetric prices and the role of technology and environmental constraints in the oil demand function of the Iran oil importing countries. Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, 17 (3), 623-631.

Recent theses and dissertations

Hoseinzadeh, F. (2018). Economic and environmental assessment of the construction of Distributed generation power (Case Study: Mashhad City). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghezelbash, A. (2018). The Study of management and optimal allocation of oil revenues in Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al - Abboodi, O. (2018). Economic evaluation of electricity generation from biogas from municipal waste in Kut city-Wasit province. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammad Zadeh, S. (2018). Investigating The Impact Of Some Economic, Institutional and Environmental Factors On The Human Development Index In Selected OPEC Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arabshahi Delouee, M. (2018). Estimation of Energy Efficiency and Rebound Effect in Iran's Energy Intensive Industries with Emphasis on Determination of Effective Factors on Energy Efficiency Based on Nonparametric Analysis. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dorafshanian, S. (2018). A Survey of the Relationship between the Structure of Banking System and Credit Risk; the Case Study of Difference Credit Risk among Selected Governmental and Private Banks in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aamer, H. (2018). Investigating Factors Affecting the Foreign Direct Investment in Iraq. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al - Saedi, A. (2018). Investigating influential factors on Asian natural gas exporting countries production. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahimi, M. (2018). foreign investment(direct and indirect), Foreign Investment obstacles, Afghanistan. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahimi Ghoozhdi, A. (2018). Investigating the effect of housing prices index on income inequality in Iran during (1977-2015). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abedi, A. (2018). Investigating the effect of corporate size on the difference between the declared tax, Diagnostic tax and Finalized tax in firms Tehran stock exchange. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Razavi, Z. (2018). Investigating the Impact of Economic Growth on Composite Index of Environmental Performance (MCIEP) in Iranian Provinces during 1395-1383. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ayati, N. (2018). The Study of Relationship between Customs Tariff and Smuggling in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khavari, H. (2018). Investigating the Effects of Oil price Volatilities on Iran's Economic Growth through some Institutional, Monetary and Financial Variables. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Soltani, S. (2018). Poverty Nutrition Trap in Mashhad Informal Settlements: Case Study of Shahid Ghorbani District. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramezanian, B. (2018). An investigation of the effects of US monetary and financial variables on OPEC return volatilities using GARCH-MIDAS approach. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mehr Motamedi, M. (2018). The Study of Domestic Oil Demand Determinants in Iran by Using Bayesian Model Averaging. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jahantabinezhad, A. (2018). The effect of air pollution on private and public health expenditures in Islamic Republic of Irans Development Vision Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Narimani, A. (2018). Investigating some important factors affecting the consumption of household water in Mashhad city. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sharifi, Z. (2018). The role of human development in the impact of population density, per capita income and economic openness on the environment. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahimi, Z. (2018). (The Impact of Money Priming on Trust between Children in Trust Game (Case study: Fourth-grade girl students at Primary Schools in district four in Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arampoor, A. (2018). The Investigation of the Relationship between Intra-industry Trade of Automotive Parts and Value Added of the automobile Industry in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Cheshmi, A. (2018). Investigating risks of fiscal and financial dominance over the central bank's monetary policy to achieve its primary objective of price stability in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Delavar, N. (2018). Tax Review on Reducing Income Inequalities - Case Study, Seelected from Iran\\\\\\\'s Provinces.. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hajian, A. (2018). Analysis the Effect of Industrial Firms Age and Size on Transaction Costs of Financing in Khorasan Razavi province. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Imani Moghadam, H. (2018). Effect of inflation on voluntary and involuntary job loss in Iran economic sectors. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zeinivand, S. (2018). Investigating Selected Economic, Climatic and Institutional Factors on Demand of Energy (Oil and Gas) in Iran and Selected (Developing) Countries using Threshold Panel Method. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khoshghamat, A. (2018). A Survey Of Effective Factors On Economic, Social And Cultural Motives Of Families In Participating Or Not Participating In Informal-Household Funds (Case Study Of Mashhad ). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Allahyarifard, M. (2018). Internal and External Dis-equilibrium Considering through Extending Macroeconomic Policy Monetary Trilemma (Iran Case Study). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yosefzadeh, F. (2018). Study of the Industrial Employment Impact on Income Inequality in Irans Provinces during 1390 - 1394. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moeindarbari, T. (2018). Compensated Living Kidney Donation: Empirical Evidence from Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rahmani, G. (2018). The Impact of Foreign Aids Assistance and Corruption on Economic Growth in Selected Low-Income Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Amini, T. (2018). Investigating the Welfare Impacts of Pollution Control in the Framework of an Augmented Growth Model: Application of System Dynamic Approach in Iranian Economy. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohamadpoor, N. (2018). Investigation the Effects of Renewable and Non-renewable Energy on Climate Change (Temperature) in OPEC Selected Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moghaddasi Naghd Ali, S. (2018). The impact of Interaction between Institutional Quality and kinds of government Expenditures on Economic Growth in Iran-1984-2016. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Panahi, N. (2018). Forecasting gold coin price in Iran by using Stochastic Volatility and GARCH models. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salmani Ghasem Abadi, H. (2018). Investigating the Effect of Fossil Energy Consumption and Electricity Consumption on the Human Development Index in OPEC Selected Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khaksar, A. (2018). The kidney transplantation process modeling in Iran by using queuing system. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jalili Shenasaee, F. (2018). Investigate the effect of some influential factors on early retirement requests in Iran during the 1384-1396.. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Meyghani, S. (2018). Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Economic Growth with Emphasis on the Governance of the Selected Countries Using Threshold Panel Data Model. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barateyan, N. (2018). Investigating the Factors Influencing Tax evasion the Viewpoint of Taxpayers in Herat Province, Afghanistan.. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics

Phone: +985138806348

Fax: +985138807195