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
Mohammod Hossin Mahdavi Adeli
Professor
Seyed Saeed Malek Sadati
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

Fahimifard, S., Karimzadeh, M., Falahi, M., & Seifi, A. (2020). Examination of Iran s Factor Content of Trade Using International Input– output Tables. International Economics Studies, 50 (1), 13-28.
Ramezanian, B., Behname, M., Ebrahimi Salari, T., & Razmi, S. (2020). The relationship of renewable energy consumption to stock market development and economic growth in Iran. Renewable Energy, 145 (0), 2019-2024.
Salehnia, N., Salehnia, N., Saradari Torshizi, A. (2020). Rainfed wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yield prediction using economical, meteorological, and drought indicators through pooled panel data and statistical downscaling. Ecological Indicators, 111 (), 105991-106001.
Alavi, S., Lotfalipour, M., Falahi, M., & Effati, S. (2020). The Optimal Allocation of Iran s Natural Gas. Iranian Economic Review, 24 (1), 75-98.
Behname, M., Ramezanian, B., & Razmi, S. (2020). The impact of US monetary policy uncertainties on oil and gas return volatility in the futures and spot markets. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 191 (8), 107232-107239.
Allahyarifard, M., Karimzadeh, M., Falahi, M., & Naji Meidani, A. (2020). The Dynamics of the Exchange Rate and Extension of Monetary Trilemma (Iran Economy Case Study). American Finance and Banking Review, 5 (1), 27-49.
Razmi, S., & Baensaf, K. (2020). THE EFFECTS OF EXTERNAL UNCERTAINTIES AGAINST MONETARY POLICY UNCERTAINTY ON IRANIAN STOCK RETURN VOLATILITY USING GARCH-MIDAS APPROACH. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 10 (4), 278-281.
Feizi, M., & Moeindarbari, T. (2020). Heterogeneity of Market Structures in the Iranian Model of Kidney Transplantation. World Medical and Health Policy, 12 (1), 24-31.
Feizi, M. (2020). International Tourism and Outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Cross-Country Analysis. Journal of Travel Research, (), -.
Khorasani, N., Abrishami, S., Feizi, M., & Ramezani, F. (2020). Resource management in the federated cloud environment using Cournot and Bertrand competitions. Future Generation Computer Systems, 113 (), 391-406.
Qasemipour, E., Farhad Tarahomi, Markus Pahlow, Malek Sadati, S., & Abbasi, A. (2020). Assessment of Virtual Water Flows in Iran Using a Multi-Regional Input-Output Analysis. Sustainability, 12 (18), 7424-18.
Ramezanian, R., & Feizi, M. (2020). Stepwise ordinal efficiency for the random assignment problem. Journal of Mathematical Economics, (), -.
Lotfalipour, M., Elmira, Z., Falahi, M., & Malihe Ashena (2020). The Effects of Green Tax Implementation on Labor Demand in Iranian Industry Sector. Petrolume Buisness Reveiw, 4 (1), 61-73.
Salehnia, N., Karimi Alavijeh, N., & Salehnia, N. (2020). Testing Porter and pollution haven hypothesis via economic variables and CO2 emissions: a cross-country review with panel quantile regression method. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 27 (25), 31527-31542.
Ebrahimi, M., Ahmadi Shadmehri, M., Tahsili, H., & Mostafavi, S. (2020). EFFECT OF CORRUPTION AND THE RULE OF LAW ON STAGFLATION IN IRAN’S ECONOMY: AN INSTITUTIONAL APPROACH. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (17), 3496-3501.
Mohammad Reza Farzanegan, Feizi, M., & Hassan F. Gholipour (2020). Drought and Property Prices: Empirical Evidence from Provinces of Iran. Economics of Disasters and Climate Change, (), -.

Recent theses and dissertations

Rudari, S. (2020). Investigating the Determinants of Non-Performing Loans of the Banking Network from the Private and Public Sectors with Emphasis on Fluctuations in Asset Markets and Social Capital: (Application of Wavelet Transform and Markov Switching Patterns). , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azimi, F. (2020). The study of effective factors on the lack of realization of national Boujeh of Afghanistan from the viewpoint of experts. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezayi, A. (2020). The analysis of time-related underemployment and its determinants in Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sayyadi, H. (2020). The Impact of Innovation (Knowledge-Based Economy Component) and Human Capital effect on Energy Intensity in Selected Developing Countries. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Akbari, S. (2020). The Impact of Nonlinear Relationship and Stability of Population Aging on Economic Growth in Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Cheshmeh Ghasabani, N. (2020). Public-Private wage gap in Iran labor market: An Oaxaca decomposition and quantile regression Analysis approach. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Filsouf Kakhki, M. (2020). The Effects of Macroeconomics uncertainties and news about corruptions on cooperative behavior: Based on Laboratory Experiments. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gerivani, V. (2020). Investigating the Impacts of Public and Private Transfer Payments on the Absolute Poverty Reduction of Iranian Rural and Urban Households. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abasi, A. (2020). Measuring Oil Price Uncertainty Index Based on Internet Searches For Iran, and the Impact of It's Shocks on Exchange Rate. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khasheei, M. (2020). Investigating the Effect of Fossil Fuel Consumption on Health Expenditures with Emphasizes on the Role of Per Capita Income. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Reihani, N. (2020). A Survey for the role of financial development on the effectiveness of monetary policy in Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mollaeivaneghi, S. (2020). Investigating how to improve the process of kidney allocation in Iran using genetic algorithm for dialysis cost minimization. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Masoudi, S. (2020). The comparison and analysis of the role of regulation on the credit risk in traditional -mutual funds- and shadow banking -mutual funds- in Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salari, F. (2020). Impact Of Employment Status On People`s Political Orientation in the 2013 Iranian Presidential Election. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mojarad, S. (2020). Behavioral analysis of fare evasion in line 12 of Mashhad s bus transport system. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Habibi Nikjoo, H. (2020). Measuring Economic Uncertainty: A Machine Learning And Textmining Approach And Its Impact on Exchange Rate. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Olad, M. (2020). Application of factor-based simulation in determining the feasibility of using the Transfer of Development Rights -TDR- to eliminate the redistributional rent of determine the building density in urban plans - a case study of Tehran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alaasemi, A. (2020). Investigating the effect of oil sales revenues on the governance index in OPEC member countries. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ali, M. (2020). Investigating the Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Oil Revenues on Economic Growth in Selected OPEC Countries. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Allahwerdizadeh Mameghani, F. (2020). Investigating the Impact of Temperature Changes, Institutional Indexes (Democratic Process, and Government Service Delivery) on Life Expectancy in Two Groups of Developed and Developing Countries. , (Doctoral dissertation of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Heirani Moghadam, M. (2020). Investigating the effect of economic and climatic variables on hydropower generation in Iran using kalman filter model. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hazratpour, M. (2020). Comparing the Welfare Impacts of Fossil Fuel Energy Subsidy Reform in Selected Countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghodrati, N. (2020). investigating the impact of using public transportation on reducing environmental pollutants -case study comparing subway and bus mashhad city. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahmadi Boohloli, T. (2020). Investigating The Factors Affecting The Smuggling Of Energy Carriers And Its Economic Consequences. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseiny, S. (2020). Comparison of Technical Analysis with Econometrics -ARIMA model- for Exchange Rate Forecasting in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shabani, H. (2020). Investigating the Effect of Energy Consumption and Climate Change on Income Inequality (Gini Index) in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salemi, M. (2020). Measuring and Investigating the impact of Iran s Economic Uncertainty indicator shocks on stock returns indicator shocks. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zaghi, A. (2020). The impact of human capital on reducing unemployment in selected countries Middle East and North Africa -MENA. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghorbani, M. (2020). Investigating the Sensitivity of Price Stickiness in Impact of Value Added Tax on Consumer Price and Consumption with a DSGE Model in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sargolzaei Ghadim, S. (2020). Investigating effect of information and communication technology and good governance on infant mortality rate in selected developing countries. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Lotfi, H. (2020). The Impacts of Economic Sanctions and Environmental Pollutants on Food Production Index in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kazemi Farimani, H. (2020). Investigating the Impact of Sanctions Index on Tax Revenues in Iran from 1981 to 2017. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gandomkar, M. (2020). Analysis and comparison of economic efficiency of traditional cultivation with greenhouse cultivation of saffron -Case study of Ghaenat city. , (Master's thesis of Economics). Faculty of Economics and Administrative sciences, 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