Volume 11 (2022)
Volume 10 (2021)
Volume 9 (2020)
Volume 8 (2019)
Volume 7 (2018)
Volume 6 (2017)
Volume 5 (2016)
Volume 4 (2015)
Volume 3 (2014)
Volume 2 (2013)
Volume 1 (2012)
Public Economics
Analyzing Tax Incentives Effects in the Partial and General Equilibrium Framework : the case of Iran

Ebrahim Rezaei

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 59-84


  Assessing the recent decade’s literature outlines that, advanced economies mainly employed temporary tax incentives to spur economic activities after 2007-2008 economic crisis whereas developing countries use broadly them as a normal as well as a permanent fiscal policy to intrigue economy. Among ...  Read More

Subsidies Reform and the Efficiency of Dairy Farms in Iran: A Comprehensive Evaluation

zeinab shokoohi; Mohammad Bakhshoudeh; Mahdi Asgari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 391-410


  Subsidies reform in Iran started in 2010 after the implementation of the Targeted Subsidies Plan. Increasing the efficiency and productivity of production units through price realization was a main objective of this policy. However, the resulting spike in input and output prices challenged the achievement ...  Read More

Impact of Development Strategy on Economic Growth of Iran: New Structural Economics Perspective

seyedrohollah Ahmadi Hajiabadi; Jabbar Ul-Haq; Hubert Visas

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 473-487


  The present paper aims to test the new structural economics hypothesis in regard to the effect of development strategy on economic growth in a country that has witnessed an eight-year war and has suffered severe sanctions i.e., Iran. According to the new structural economics, if a country adopts a comparative ...  Read More

Persian Abstracts

Total authors

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 609-620


  سرمایه‌گذاری مستقیم خارجی (FDI) به عنوان بخش جدایی‌ناپذیر از یک نظام اقتصادی باز و موثر بین المللی و عاملی کلیدی برای رشد و توسعه بین کشورها محسوب می‌شود. ایران به دلیل ...  Read More

Environmental Economics
Virtual Water Trade between Iran and the European Union (EU28) – A Sectoral-Country Analysis Using the Input-Output Model

Mehran Zarei; Zahra Nasrollahi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 413-436


  The article is grounded on the rapid demand growth and supply constraints, which have imposed unprecedented pressure on water resources in Iran. Virtual water import has been recently discussed as a policy to tackle water scarcity and so the study calculates (with input-output technique) virtual water ...  Read More

Social Economic
The Distributional Paths of Foreign Tourism Spending in Iran: Application of Structural Path Analysis

Fatemeh Bazzazan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 459-484


  Tourism has not been a growing sector in Iran in recent decades due to political conflicts with the west. Still, there is hope that it grows after lifting the economic and monetary sanctions and may bring both political and economic stability and more foreign tourists to Iran. This paper aims to study ...  Read More

Public Economics
Real Minimum Wage and Informal Employment in Iran

Shahryar Zaroki; Mastaneh Yadollahi Otaghsara

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 549-567


  This study investigates the effects of real minimum wage on informal employment in rural and urban areas of provinces of Iran between 2005 and 2018. For this aim, by applying microdata on the income-expenditure plan of urban and rural households and with the aid of the minimum wage index, the ratio of ...  Read More

The Effects of Energy Efficiency Improvements in the Electricity Sector on the Iranian Economy: A Computable General Equilibrium Approach

Malihe Ashena; Hossein Sadeqi; Ghazal Shahpari

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 7-33


  Improving energy efficiency is one of the most important energy policies in many countries. This study mainly focused on the economic and environmental effects of energy efficiency improvements in Iran’s electricity sector on Iran’s economy using a computable general equilibrium framework. ...  Read More

A DSGE Analysis of the Effects of Economic Sanctions: Evidence from the Central Bank of Iran

Seyed Reza Nakhli; Monireh Rafat; Rasul Bakhshi Dastjerdi; Meysam Rafei

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 35-70


  Since the nationalization of the oil industry, especially after the 1979 revolution, Iran has always encountered economic sanctions. The oil embargo and international financial sanctions are the most severe sanctions imposed on Iran and have had significant effects on Iran’s macroeconomic variables. ...  Read More

The Process of Developing an Innovative Medical Tourism Business in Iran

Tayebeh Nikraftar; Nazanin Falahati

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 335-348


  The aim of this paper was to investigate the processes of organizational innovation in medical tourism businesses. Specifically, this research aimed to answer: ―What is the process of developing medical tourism businesses in a developing country like Iran?‖ For this purpose, a grounded theory approach ...  Read More

A Descriptive Model of Resilient Economy: A Discourse Analysis of the Language Utilized by the Supreme Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran

Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar; Marzieh Souzandehfar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Pages 349-373


  This investigation is an endeavor to appraise the language of Resilient economy aiming at modeling it discursively for the first time in Iran. In this vein, postulating the thematic analysis proposed by Ary et al. (2010) as the analytical framework, this study integrated the concepts utilized in the ...  Read More

Forecasting Industrial Production in Iran: A Comparative Study of Artificial Neural Networks and Adaptive Nero-Fuzzy Inference System

Afsaneh Kazemi Mehrabadi; Vahid Taghinezhad Omran; Mohammad Valipour Khatir; Saeed Rasekhi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 53-68


  Forecasting industrial production is essential for efficient planning by managers. Although there are many statistical and mathematical methods for prediction, the use of intelligent algorithms with desirable features has made significant progress in recent years. The current study compared the accuracy ...  Read More

The Impacts of Monetary Policy on Macroeconomic Variables Assuming the Collateral Constraint

Hadi Keshavarz; Hojat Parsa

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 69-90


  This study aimed to examine the effects of monetary policy on macroeconomic variables with regard to the collateral constraint. For this purpose, a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) was developed for Iran’s economic status. Two scenarios were considered as to account for the behavior ...  Read More

An Empirical Analysis of Strategic Competition and Exchange Rate Pass-Through

Saeed Rasekhi; Zahra Sheidaei

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 119-136


  The aim of this article is to study the firm-level pricing behavior based on the firm’s competitive strategy through the exchange rate pass-through. Using Iranian export price microdata, we provide new empirical evidence on how firm’s exchange rate pass-through depends on firm’s strategic ...  Read More

The Dynamics of Exchange Market Pressure and Inflation in Iran: Regime Switching Approach

Sayed Yahya Abtahi; Elham Amrollahi Bioki

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 185-206


  This study was an attempt to analyze the dynamic reaction of the exchange market pressure (EMP) to different states of the foreign exchange market and inflation in the Iranian economy during 1988:4-2017:4. To this end, the EMP index was calculated using Edwards’s (2002) and Kumah’s (2007) ...  Read More

Sentiment Shock and Stock Price Bubbles in a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model Framework: The Case of Iran

Ehsan Asadi; Hashem Zare; Mehrzad Ebrahimi; Khosrow Piraiee

Volume 7, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 115-150


  In this study, a model of Bayesian Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) from Real Business Cycles (RBC) approach with the aim of identifying the factors shaping price bubbles of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) was specified. The above-mentioned model was conducted in two scenarios. In the first ...  Read More

The Effect of Institutional Quality on the Relationship between Banking Stability and Marketization: The Case of Iran

Parviz Rostamzadeh; Ali Hussein Samadi; Zeinab Yadegar

Volume 7, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 151-167


  Banking system is considered as one of the most important economic sectors of every country. Because of the dependency between the performances of different sectors in economy, instability in banking sector will lead to disorder in all the other economic sectors. Marketization can influence banking stability. ...  Read More

Determinants of Medical Tourism Expansion in Iran: Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Mirhojjat NajafiNasab; Lotfali Agheli; Mônica Viegas Andrade; HOSSEIN SADEGHI; Sajjad Faraji Dizaji

Volume 7, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 169-189


  Health tourism is a profitable and competitive industry, which includes both medical and wellness tourism. This research intends to identify and analyze the determinants of medical tourism expansion in Iran. To this end, first, 384 questionnaires were distributed among medical tourists visiting selected ...  Read More

Spillover Fluctuations between Inflation and Un(employment) Concerning Different Macroeconomic Sectors in Iran

Esmaiel Abounoori; Jamal Moumivand

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 81-98


  The main objective of this study is to analyze spillover fluctuations between inflation fluctuation and (un)employment fluctuation in relation to agriculture, industry and services sectors of Iran. In line with this, PANEL in Mean-MGARCH model has been used concerning Iran’s agriculture, industry ...  Read More

The Exchange Rate Asymmetric Pass-Through to Import Price Index: The Case Study of Iran

Hossein Asgharpour; Elham Vafaei; Hamed Abdolmaleki

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 47-64


  The main objective of this paper is to investigate the asymmetric effects of exchangerate on Iranian import price index using quarterly time series data over the period 1990- 2011. For this purpose, positive and negative shocks of the exchange rate have been separated from each other using dummy variables ...  Read More

The Welfare Effects of Rising Imported Food Prices in Iran

Zakariya Farajzadeh; Abdoulkarim Esmaeili

Volume 5, Issue 2 , August 2016, , Pages 189-208


  Food products account for a significant amount of the Iranian imports. Despite the rising prices of food products over the last two decades, their imports have been increasing too. In this study import demand of the main imported food products is empirically analyzed using Quadratic AIDS. Welfare impacts ...  Read More

The Role of ICT indices in Tourism Demand of Iran (The FMOLS Co-integrating Approach)

Majid Feshari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , August 2016, , Pages 209-221


  The ICT is one of the main determinant factors of e-commerce industry such as tourism industry in developing countries like Iran. For this purpose, the main objective of this paper is to investigate the long-run relationship between ICT indices such as internet users, government expenditures on ICT to ...  Read More

The Welfare Effects of Switching from Consumption Taxation to Inflation Taxation in Iran’s Economy

Hojat Izadkhasti; rahim dalali isfahani; saeed samadi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , October 2015, , Pages 1-15


  The net effects of switching from consumption taxation to inflation taxation on resource allocation and welfare crucially depend on production externalities. With elastic labor supply, raising inflation taxation decreases leisure, but increases the levels of real consumption, capital, and output. Moreover, ...  Read More

Household portfolio channel of credit shocks transmission: The Case of Iran

Hassan Heidari; ahmad molabahrami

Volume 4, Issue 2 , October 2015, , Pages 81-111


  In this study, we use a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) model to investigate the household portfolio channel of monetary and credit shocks transmission in Iran. In this regard, we developed a canonical New Keynesian DSGE model with financial and banking sectors. The model is estimated by ...  Read More

RETRACTED:The Role of Foreign Direct Investment, Technology Transfer and Spillover Effects on Economic Growth: A GTAP model

Hossein-Ali Fakher; Zahra Abedi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , October 2015, , Pages 135-158


  The main objective of this paper is to investigate the effects of technology transfer through the imports of intermediate goods by developing countries developed countries with the emphasis on Iran economy. For this purpose, we used multi-sectoral and multi–regional computable general equilibrium ...  Read More