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)
International Economics
Financial Diversification Analysis of Trade Integration: The Case of Iran and Trading Partners (ECO, D8 and Eurasian Countries)

Zahra Aghili; Reza Akbarian; Ahmad Sadraei Javaheri; parviz Rostamzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 September 2023


  In recent years, given the significance of the financial sector and its interdependence with other sectors, especially the international trade sector, this industry’s academics and planners have examined the impact of financial development on commerce and trade integration. Therefore, in the present ...  Read More

International Economics
The Impact of Economic Sanctions on Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Iran

Mahdi Hemmati; Ebrahim Hadian; Ali Hussein Samadi; Ahmad Sadraei Javaheri

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  Exchange rate misalignment has involved many world countries. It has profoundly affected the internal and external sectors of the economy. Hence, disclosing the emergence and formation causes of the misalignments is a requisite. Studies on the Iranian economy have mostly evaluated the sanctions’ ...  Read More

International Economics
Evaluating the Effect of Sanctions imposed on the Economy in Iran on Foreign Direct Investment Using Synthetic Control Method

Faranak Miraali; Saied Isazadeh; Seyed Ehsan Hosseinidoust

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  Foreign direct investment (FDI) is considered as an inseparable features of an open and influential global economic system and a key factor for growth and development between countries. Due to having huge amount of oil and gas resources as well as relatively large markets, Iran has a great potential ...  Read More

International Economics
The Optimal Tax Rate and Efficiency of Government in Selected Lower-middle and Upper-middle-income Countries and Members of the OIC: Stochastic Metafrontier Approach

Golnaz Hadian; Sara Ghobadi; Majid Sameti

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 549-564


  In the last two decades, some economists have provided a model for obtaining the optimal tax rate to maximize economic growth. Aiming to contribute to these studies, this work presents a new approach for the determination of the optimal tax rate based on a stochastic metafrontier analysis. To this end, ...  Read More

International Economics
Estimating Domestic Value-Added in Gross Exports and Its Relation to Vertical Specialization: The Case of Iran

Parisa Mohajeri; Ali Asghar Banouei

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 7-29


  Traditional trade theories and/or “Trade-in-Goods” predict that exports can generate 100% value-added which has recently been debated by Trade-in-Tasks theories. The root of these debates are referred to the existing conventional macro-economic accounting, which is expressed that expenditure ...  Read More

International Economics
Critique of Government Protection Policies of Foreign Investors: Heckman`s Two-Step Method

Mirreza Fazelian; Khadije Nasrollahi; Hadi Amiri

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 57-79


  Abstract:The purpose of this research is to criticize the Iranian governments’ policies supporting the Foreign Direct Investors. In this regard, 243 questionnaires have been distributed among actual investors (active in the country) and 107 questionnaires among potential ones; by collecting and ...  Read More

International Economics
Does Foreign Direct Investment always Generate Economic Growth?: Evidence from the Panel Quantile Regression Model

Hassan Daliri

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 81-102


  This paper concentrates on the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on economic growth in different country income levels. This study is based on 79 countries into four income groups (31 High income, 18 Lower middle income, 21 Upper middle-income, and 9 Low-income countries) for the period 1990-2019. ...  Read More

International Economics
Phenomenology Explanation of Effective History on Economy and Export Performance of Iranian Oil Products: Mixed-Method Research

Zahra Mahdavi Sabet; Mohammad Ali Abdolvand; Kambiz Heidarzadeh; Mohsen Khounsiavash

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 125-146


  Organizations enter into the international competitive markets because of different motivates such as: gaining international reputation, achieving long-term growth, increasing profitability, taking advantages of economies of scale, domestic market maturity, the intensity of competition in domestic market, ...  Read More

International Economics
Optimizing the Export Diversification Strategy of Iran's Chemical Products Using Product Spaces and Economic Complexity Theories

Anvar Khosravi; Saeed Daei-Karimzadeh; Behrooz Shahmoradi; Heirsh Soltanpanah

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 595-621


  Achieving sustainable development in the future requires investing in productive capabilities that lead to export diversification. Given the importance of the chemical industry as a strategic industry around the world, especially in Iran, and its effect on upstream and downstream industries, determining ...  Read More