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
Mahin Dokht Kazemi
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

Safay Nikoo, H., Ahmadi Shadmehri, M., Sabahi, A., & Razmi, S. (2017). Modeling the Effective Factors on Bank Loans Default Rate UsingDelphi, SEM and Tobit Techniques (Evidence from Iran). Modern Applied Science, 11 (4), 13-22.
Cheshti, M., Lotfalipour, M., & Karimzadeh, M. (2017). Optimization of Various Bank Loans Based on Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) (Case Study of Bank Melli). International Journal of Economic Research, 14 (3), 113-124.
Falahi, M., & M. Hajamini (2017). Asymmetric Behavior of Inflation in Iran: New Evidence on Inflation Persistence Using a Smooth Transition Model. Iranian Economic Review, 21 (1), 101-120.
Ghafoori, M., Salimifar, M., Khodaparast Mashhadi, M., & Kazemi, M. (2017). Factors Affecting the External Efficiency of Education in Iran (1972-2013). International Journal of Business Management, 2 (1), 12-26.
Salehi, M., Karimzadeh, M., & Paidarmanesh, N. (2017). The impact of Iran Central Bank’s sanction on Tehran Stock Exchange. International Journal of Law and Management, 59 (3), 365-375.
Rashidi, P., Homayounifar, M., Ebrahimi Salari, T., & Rouhani, M. (2017). Measuring Economic and Environmental Performance of Energy Resources in ISIC codes: Evidence from Iran's Industry Sector. Modern Applied Science, 11 (12), 109-117.
Attar Khorasani, Z., & Khodaparast Mashhadi, M. (2017). Investigating the Effect of Trust on Trade between Iran and Its Partners Regarding Their Legal System. International Journal of Economic Perspectives, 11 (3), 763-770.

Recent theses and dissertations

Hosseine, M. (2017). The study of volatility and shock spillovers of the rate of return between the foreign exchange market, chemical products, and petroleum products stock markets in Iran during the years of 1390 to 1395. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghodratnama, M. (2017). The effect of changes in energy prices on the industry's environmental efficiency in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abolfazlian, N. (2017). A Consideration for the process of reaching potential of (Muslim) faith-based NGOs in solving economic problems such as poverty alleviation and employment. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shayanmehr, M. (2017). A Survey of the Effect of Credit Risk on Banks Assets Efficiency During the Time period of 1388 to 1394. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yazdan Panah, S. (2017). The Effect of Deep Democracy on Economic Growth Due to the Role of Air Pollution (Compare Iran and South Korea). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ajel, S. (2017). Investigating the Effect of employees' empowerment on Bank Profitability with the Mediating Role of Service Quality in the Banking Industry of Naserieh, Iraq. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahimi, H. (2017). Investigating the possibility of regime change in the rate of returns on the stock market of oil products in Iran from 2012 to 2017 (the Markov Switching Model). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghadiri, H. (2017). The Study of Exchange Rate Volatility Effect on the Stock Return Index of Oil Companies in Tehran Stock Exchang.. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jame, V. (2017). A study of effects of corruption and bureaucracy quality on growth in iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jalaeianghasemzadeh, M. (2017). The estimation of Irans Industrial, Agriculture and Residential Electricity Demand Function (Kalman Filter Approach). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Afkhami Rad, N. (2017). The study of the real exchange rate nonlinear behavior in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Edalati, J. (2017). Studying the effect GDP shock on loan portfolio allocated to equity participation, Mudaraba and installment sale. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asarifar, K. (2017). The study of rate of return and trading volume volatility regimes and the shocks effects on their fluctuations in the Iranian petrochemical stock between 2011 to 2016 using Markov switching model and GARCH model. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abbasi, M. (2017). Analysing and Prioritising the Components of Business Environment for Industrial Small and Medium Enterprises in Herat Province of Afghanistan. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khazaee, J. (2017). The effects of population aging on some macroeconomic variables with emphasis on the state budget using overlapping generations model in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shakeri, Z. (2017). The effect of gender inequality on human development index (HDI) in selected countries of the world (2010-2015). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barkish, A. (2017). Analysis of the regime change of Tehran Stock Exchange in January 2014 and investigation of the effect of agents` variety changes on its occurrence according to log periodic power law model.. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sherafati, L. (2017). Comparative study about effect of Trade liberalization on the human development index in the selected countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jafari Nasab Kermani, M. (2017). The effect of income inequality and economic growth on environmental degradation in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mahmoodi, P. (2017). The short-run effect of behavioral policies on household electricity consumption: A field experiment in Birjand city. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghaemi Nik, A. (2017). Risk theory in Islamic jurisprudence and its role in distributing profits between factors of production. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hasani, H. (2017). Studying the effect of financial proportions on performance of Irans banking network using Auto-Regressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) approach. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Eftekharian, P. (2017). Measuring the efficiency of low-carbon economy using the Range Adjusted Measure (RAM) in Energy Intensive Industries of Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Pezham, S. (2017). An Investigation to the Threshold Exchange rate Pass Through to Consumer Price Indexs Import and Export in Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Pakizeh, M. (2017). The Effect of Ease of Starting a Business on the the Economic Growth of Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azh, M. (2017). Measuring Value at Risk with wavelet analysis and comparing it with GARCH models: industry of oil products. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khavari, S. (2017). Comparing different volatility measurements in Forcasting Iran electricity daily spot price. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Babaee, M. (2017). The Effect of Economic Development on Environmental Pollution in Selected Developing Countries With High Income. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saeedi, E. (2017). Estimation of Direct Rebound Effect for Road Freight Transportation in Irans State Roads(2006-2016). , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Behnezhad, S. (2017). The role of institutional conditions on the impact of economic growth on poverty and income inequality. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseini, S. (2017). Analyzing of charity Behavior with Economic Approach: Case Study of Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Fahimifard, S. (2017). Determination of Iran's Factor Content of Trade based on Augmented Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek (H-O-V) model Using International Input- Output Tables. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Vatanparast, M. (2017). Survey The Impact of Technology diffusion through Importing high-tech Products on BRICS Countries Economic Growth Compared to Selected Developed Economies. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ovisy, M. (2017). The Impact of Renewable and Non- Renewable Energy Consumptionon Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Elami, E. (2017). Reviews impact of oil revenues on the supply of housing sector in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Elami, E. (2017). Reviews impact of oil revenues on the supply of housing sector in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aliasghari, V. (2017). The Study of Regime Shifting and Forcasting Stocks Returns of Iran Khodro and Saipa Companies Using Markov-Switching Models during 1387 to 1396. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Taheri, N. (2017). Considering Influential Factors on Foreign Direct Investment Attraction Using Gravity Model Approach (D8 Countries). , (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