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

Ashrafi, M., Hoshmand, M., Lotfalipour, M., & Davary, K. (2019). Estimation of water demand function in agricultural, urban and industrial sectors in Mashhad Plain. Modern Applied Science, 13 (4), 1-11.
Kiumarthi, M., Salimifar, M., Hamid Abrishami, & Ahmadi Shadmehri, M. (2019). Estimation of Output Gap and NAIRU in Iranian Economy Using the State Space Model. Iranian Economic Review, (), -.
Salehnia, N., Assadi, N., Salehnia, N., Ansari, H., Ansari, H., Sohrab Kolsoumi, & Bannayan Aval, M. (2019). Climate data clustering effects on arid and semi-arid rainfed wheat yield: a comparison of artificial intelligence and K-means approaches. International Journal of Biometeorology, 63 (7), 861-872.
Feizi, M., & Moeindarbari, T. (2019). Donor Willingness to Accept Selling a Kidney for Transplantation: Evidence from Iran. Journal of Urology, 201 (2), 235-236.
Azodi, T., Razmi, S., Naji Meidani, A., & Falahi, M. (2019). The Effect of Public and Private Health Expenditures on Life Expectancy in Different Countries: Using Panel Data Model. International Journal of Business and Economic Sciences Applied Research, 12 (1), 64-69.
Gerivani, F., Ahmadi Shadmehri, M., Falahi, M. (2019). Dynamic Poverty Analysis in Rural Areas of Iran. Journal of Research and Rural Planning, 8-3 (26), 13-25.
Feizi, M., Ramezanian, R., & Malek Sadati, S. (2019). Borda paradox in the 2017 Iranian presidential election: empirical evidence from opinion polls. Economics of Governance, (), -.
Feizi, M., Heidarzadeh Janat Abadi, N., & Saradari Torshizi, A. (2019). Rainfall and social disputes in Iran. Water Policy, 21 (4), 880-893.
Feizi, M., & Moeindarbari, T. (2019). Characteristics of kidney donors and recipients in Iranian kidney market: Evidence from Mashhad. Clinical Transplantation, 33 (10), -.

Recent theses and dissertations

Zare, S. (2019). The Study of Effective Economic Factors on Tourism Density in Iran Provinces. , ( Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Askari, F. (2019). The study of Energy Subsidies on the Environmental Performance Index in OPEC countries. , ( Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zangoei, S. (2019). A Comparative Study on the Effect of Alternative and Fossil Energy consumption On Economic Growth And Foreign Direct Investment In Selected Countries Using SUR Regression Approach. , ( Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mokhtari Torshizi, H. (2019). The Effect of Some Economic, Institutional and Environmental Variables on Life Expectancy of Selected Men and Women From Developing Countries Using Panel Threshold Regression Method. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bastam, M. (2019). The study of welfare changes of income deciles and income distribution caused by price changing based on pro-poor approach in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mehrabi, M. (2019). Investigating the effect of economic, environmental and institutional variables on infants mortality rate in selected countries with abundant resources. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jafari, F. (2019). The Impact of Reduction in Services Import Regulation Barriers on Iran Economic - A CGE Approach. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Heshmati Azari, Z. (2019). Investigating the effects of Socio-Economic Factors on Crime in Iran Provinces During -2008-2013. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arib, Y. (2019). Identification and analysis the employment barriers of educated women in Afghanistan. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezaei, R. (2019). Interactive Effect of Market Structure and Economic Freedom on the Performance of the Banking Industry. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Heidarzadeh Janat Abadi, N. (2019). study of effects of economic sanctions on Iran s bilateral trade with eastern and westerns countries, using gravity model 1995-2016. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tawana, A. (2019). Investigating the Influential Factors on Solar Energy Consumption in Afghanistan Balkh Province. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sedighi, N. (2019). Investigating the impact of Democratic Process and Delivery of Public Services on Health Expenditure in MENA Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahi Souq, S. (2019). Investigating the effect of knowledge based economy index on environmental pollution in selected countries from the exporting countries and importing crude oil. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al- Rikabi, H. (2019). Economic Appraisal of a biological fertilizer production unit around Baghdad City. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sajjad, S. (2019). Comparison of the Power of in Predicting Value at Risk in Irans Future Coin Market based on GARCH and FIGARCH Models. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammadi, M. (2019). Studying the Factors of Probability of Default on Payable Facilities of AIB Bank in Herat, Afghanistan. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saradari Torshizi, A. (2019). The Effects of Selected Economic, Political and Climate Factors on Internal Conflict: Case Study of Selected MENA Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kamali Hamamian, S. (2019). Investigate the effect of institutional-economic variables on the unemployment rate in selected developing countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salman, M. (2019). Financial - Economic Appraisal of Solar Power Production in Maysan Province. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jalalian, S. (2019). The Determinants of High-tech Exports with Emphasis on Competitive Industrial Performance and Trade Openness for Selected Upper-middle Income Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arum, S. (2019). Forecasting and investigating of comovement between oil price and the stock market index in selected OPEC countries by using the GARCH copula model. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Omidi, N. (2019). Identification Pillars of the Development of North Khorasan Province With an Emphasis on the Production and the Employment With Use Regional Input-output Table. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asadi Barbariha, H. (2019). Investigating the effect of the most critical Economic, Human and Climate Factors on Air Pollution in Mashhad. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alqaraghuli, O. (2019). Investigating the Effect of New and Fossil Energy on Economic Growth in middle-income countries am duper middle-income countries. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zaki, N. (2019). The effect of prominence of religious beliefs on intertemporal rate of preferences. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ansari, S. (2019). Investigating factors affecting education-job mismatch -Case Study: Graduates of 2015 and 2016 University of Samangan, Afghanistan. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Miskenyar, M. (2019). Investigation of Influential Factors on Graduates Employment: Evidence from Graduates of Kabul University in 2015. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rouhani Neghab, Z. (2019). Investigating the Effects of Economic, Social and Environmental Factors on EIWB Index Using Bayesian Analysis of Threshold Panel Data. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tahmoorespur, A. (2019). Investigating the relationship between economic growth and the insurance industry growth in separately sorted by life and non-life insurance in MENA selected countrie -2007-2017. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mardani, F. (2019). An Analysis of political Economy of Provincial Development Budget Model in Irans parlemantary process. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kazemzadeh, E. (2019). Investigating the Impact of US Unconventional Oil Reserves Supply on Global Oil Price Behavior Using System Dynamics Approach. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zabihi, S. (2019). The Impact of Network Readiness Index and Good Governance on the Revenue of Tourism Industry in Selected Southwest Asian Countries. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahimi, M. (2019). The study of Impact of the Rule of Law and Corruption on the Stagflation in The Economy of Iran: in Approach of Institutionalism. , (Doctoral dissertation 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