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Iranian Journal of Economic Studies is published by Shiraz University, one of the oldest and the most prestigious universities in Iran, with high quality in research and education. The aim of this journal is to provide a forum for economists (in Iran and around the globe) to publish their theoretical and empirical research in all fields of economics. The primary purpose of the journal is to promote publications of original research related to the Iranian economy. It is also designed to serve as an outlet for studies on the Middle East and Central Asia. Nonetheless, the journal does not preclude itself from publishing high-quality works related to other regions. 


At the same time, submissions of methodological or theoretical studies with results that are of practical use are welcome. The journal also welcomes review papers and papers on other related topics provided that such topics are within the context of the broader multi-disciplinary scope of economics (such as Institutional Economics, Behavioral Economics, Cognitive economics, Law and Economics, Social and Economic Statistics, Econophysics, Economics of Entrepreneurship, Political Economics, and ….).The journal also welcomes articles from doctoral dissertations.

Type of journal: Scientific- Research

Frequency: Two Quarterly

Format: printed and electronic

Print ISSN: 1402-2322

Online ISSN: 1590-2717

Language: English (Persian Abstract)

Time to first decision: 14 days

Type of review: Closed and anonymous double-blind peer-review, at least two reviews, and one comparative review.

More about the Journal

The future plan of IJES is to be indexed by the Web of Science (WOS) and Scopus.

The magazine fallows the rules of COPE.

This journal operates a double blind review process and tries to do the review process in the shortest time. 

We allocate DOI names (Digital Object Identifiers) for the published articles, enabling them to be referenced clearly and persistently

Iranian Journal of Economic Studies uses iThenticate for plagiarism checker. 

You should fill out and submit the following two forms:

Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Commitment to Publishing Ethics &Transference of copyright Ownership  Forms can be downloaded in the guide for authors section


  From September, 23, 2023, the  cost for reviewing the paper is 200 thousand tomans, and after acceptance, 300 thousand tomans cost for publication will be received. At the discretion of the journal's editorial board, in manuscripts that require editing, authors are required to use one of the following two ways to edit their manuscript:  

. A reliable company does editing, and the relevant certificate is uploaded to the system.

. Editing is done by one of the faculty members of the Department of Foreign Languages (English) of prestigious universities, and the relevant certificate is uploaded to the system.                                                                          

Research Paper 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


  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

Research Paper 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

Research Paper Public Economics
Analyzing the Effects of Change in State Budget Components on Macroeconomic Variables

Naser Olfati; Mahbubeh Delfan; Mohamad Alizadeh; Sohrab Delangizan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  the purpose of this study is to investigate the effects and consequences of financial policy instruments on macroeconomic variables according to their usage .in order to provide a comprehensive analysis of the above - mentioned works , a dynamic open dynamic general equilibrium model with respect to ...  Read More

Research Paper Energy Economics
The Effect of Oil Supply Shock on Global Economy: Two OPEC Oil Giants

Elham Gholampour; Teymour Mohammadi; Asghar Abolhasani hastiani; Mohsen Mehrara

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  This paper primarily focuses on the global macroeconomic consequence, which are the result of country-specific oil supply shocks using the GVAR-Oil model estimated for 27 countries/regions over the 1979Q2-2019Q4 period. Not only does this approach include how shocks affect directly exposed countries ...  Read More

Research Paper Public Economics
Covid-19 and Inflation Rate: An Evidence for OECD Countries

Ramin Amani; Saman Ghaderi; Khaled Ahmadzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  Covid-19 has affected the world’s economy since 2019. The coronavirus pandemic is one of the most severe and dangerous problems that humanity has faced in the last century. Therefore, this paper aims to investigate the impact of Covid-19 on the inflation rate in the 36 OECD member countries. Monthly ...  Read More

Research Paper Other
Developing A Comprehensive Model of Marketing Performance Evaluation at The Branch Level in The Iranian Banking System Using Grounded Theory Approach

Saleh Sedighi Shiraz; Samad Aali; Rasoul Vazifeh; Alireza Bafandeh Zendeh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  Appropriate and rational evaluation is considered as a fundamental issue of today's organizations with multiple branches, especially about banks. In the meantime, utilizing a proper model of marketing performance evaluation at the bank’s branch level will bring consequences such as increasing the ...  Read More

original manuscript Macroeconomics
Miscalling Mismeasurement as Misallocation

Ali Hojati; Mohammad Hossein Rahmati

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  There is a vast line of research in misallocation like Hsieh and Klenow (2009), which see its roots in policy distortions. However, papers like Bill, Klenow, and Ruane(2020) argued differences in measured average products might reflect misspecification instead of actual marginal products. By focusing ...  Read More

Research Paper Social Economic
Hysteresis Hypothesis in Unemployment: Evidence from Iran's Labor Market

Sajjad Barkhordari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  Nowadays, the study of unemployment properties is particularly important as a result of the increase of this variable in recent years. This paper tests the hysteresis hypothesis in youth unemployment at the urban, rural, regional, and general level by using quarterly data in period 2000- 2018. In addition, ...  Read More

Research Paper 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

Research Paper Monetary economics
New Evidence of the Effect of Oil Revenues, Exchange Rates and Money Supply on CPI and PPI: Quantile ARDL Approach

Roozbeh Balounejad Nouri; Amir Ali Farhang

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2022


  the relationship between oil revenue, exchange rate, and M2 on the CPI and PPI, over time of 2005:1-2022:1, was investigated in Iran with QARDL method used. The results showed that, in the short run, all the variables had an asymmetric effect on the CPI and the PPI. oil revenues, in the long run, from ...  Read More

Estimating Efficiency of Thermal and Hydroelectric Power Plants in Iranian Provinces

Ahmad Sadraei Javaheri; Ali Hussein Ostadzad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 19-42


  This paper aims at estimating the efficiency of hydroelectric power plants (renewable energy resources) and thermal power plant (non-renewable energy resources) in Iranian provinces. Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approaches is applied to estimate the efficiency. The network is modeled as a linear system ...  Read More

The Relationship between Tourism and Environmental Performance: The Case of Caspian Sea Nations

Saeed Rasekhi; Soraya Mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , October 2015, , Pages 51-80


  Tourism is a multidimensional economic activity that has an interaction with the environment. On one hand, environmental resources provide the raw material for tourism, while on the other, tourism imposes a variety of negative and positive impacts (wanted or unwanted) on the environment through the creation ...  Read More

Welfare Impacts of Imposing a Tariff on Rice in Iran vs an Export Tax in Thailand: A Game Theory Approach

Azar Sheikhzeinoddin; Mohammad Bakhshoodeh; David Blandford

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2012, , Pages 95-106


  In this study, the social welfare impacts of the interaction of Iranian rice import policies and Thai export policies are analyzed using a game theoretic approach in conjunction with econometric supply and demand models. The joint impacts of increasing the world price of rice, resulting from the export ...  Read More

Total Factor Productivity Growth, Technical Change and Technical Efficiency Change in Asian Economies: Decomposition Analysis

Vahid Shahabinejad; Mohammad Reza Zare Mehrjerdi; Morteza Yaghoubi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2013, , Pages 47-69


  The aim of this paper is to analyze total factor productivity (TFP) growth and its components in Asian countries applying Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA) to the time series data of 44 Asian countries from 2000 to 2010. Using Battese and Coelli approach, TFP is divided into technical efficiency change ...  Read More

The Impact of Oil and Gold Prices’ Shock on Tehran Stock Exchange: A Copula Approach

Amir T. Payandeh Najafabadi; Marjan Qazvini; Reza Ofoghi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2012, , Pages 23-47


  There are several researches that deal with the behavior of SEs and their relationships with different economical factors. These range from papers dealing with this subject through econometrical procedures to statistical methods known as copula. This article considers the impact of oil and gold price ...  Read More

Research Paper 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

Research Paper Macroeconomics
The Relationship Between Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) and Market Fragility: Evidence from Iran`s Stock Market

Ali Akbar Jafarizadeh Malmiri; Gholmreza Askarzadeh; Hamid Khajeh Mahmoodabadi; Yahya Abtahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 September 2023


  The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of ETF funds on Iran's stock market. The index investigated in this research is the degree of fragility of the stock market in Iran. For this purpose, a model has been used at first, which shows how much the entry of an ETF market fund can ...  Read More

Research Paper Energy Economics
Analysis of renewable energy investment in Iran using real options approach

Seyyed Mohammad Reza Aghaei Marzebali; Abdollah Arasteh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 September 2023


  Many nations’ quick development and progress during the last century may be directly attributed to the widespread use of fossil fuels. Particularly, oil has stood out as a defining feature of human civilization. However, the increasing use of fossil fuels like oil and coal has led to serious problems ...  Read More

Research Paper Econometrics
Dynamic Causal Effects in Econometrics with a Focus on the Nonparametric Method: A Review Paper

Pegah Mahdavi; Mohammad Ali Ehsani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 September 2023


  The understanding of applied modeling in causal effects is of particular importance in econometrics, according to recent developments and research in causal inference applications. We also provide an outline of econometrics’ use of causal inference. The majority of economists would agree that the ...  Read More

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