Volume 11 (2022)
Volume 10 (2021)
Volume 9 (2020)
Volume 8 (2019)
Volume 7 (2018)
Volume 6 (2017)
Volume 5 (2016)
Volume 3 (2014)
Volume 2 (2013)
Volume 1 (2012)
Evaluation of Social Cost of Monopoly in Iranian Industries: Leibenstein Approach

Forough Jahantigh; Mohammad Nabi Shahiki Tash; Mosayeb Pahlavani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2015, Pages 1-26


  The main objective of this research is to evaluate the social costs of monopoly in Iranian concentrated industries during 1996-2006. Leibenstein approach has been employed to evaluate the social costs. Leibenstein believed that most monopolistic industries operate inefficiently because of being in the ...  Read More

A New Framework for Hegemonic Analysis of Monetary Policy: The Case of Iran

Iman Bastanifar; Mohammad Vaez Barzani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2015, Pages 27-52


  Monetary policy rule might be helpful to avoid the problem of time inconsistency provided there is a commitment to the rule. The commitment is the ability of a government to bind future policies. However, it doesn’t include intrinsic motivations. Therefore, hegemony, which includes both intrinsic ...  Read More

The Impact of Fuel Subsidy Targeting in Iran Using a CGE Model

Hiva Rahiminia; Beitollah Akbari Moghada; Mohammad Reza Monjazeb

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2015, Pages 53-79


  Despite the implementation of the first phase of fuel subsidy targeting in December 2010, there are still debates over the economic impact of this project in Iran. A CGE model is used to analyze the impact of fuel subsidy targeting in Iran in four different scenarios. The data are used in the framework ...  Read More

The Effect of Real Exchange Rate Volatility on Strategic Investment in Iran

Hamid Reza Horry; Elham Rahimi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2015, Pages 81-100


  This study examines the impacts of real exchange rate fluctuations on the companies' strategic investments in Iran. The data of 92 listed companies in Tehran Stock Exchange during the period of 2002-2015areused. First, the volatility of exchange rate is estimated by the Generalized Autoregressive Conditional ...  Read More

Non-Linear Relationships Among Oil Price, Gold Price and Stock Market Returns in Iran: A Multivariate Regime-Switching Approach

Siab Mamipour; Fereshteh Vaezi Jezeie

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2015, Pages 101-126


  In this paper, the effects of oil and gold prices on stock market index are investigated. We use a cointegrated vector autoregressive Markov-switching model to examine the nonlinear properties of these three variables during the period of January 2003 - December 2014. The Markov-switching vector-equilibrium-correction ...  Read More

The Impact of Targeted Subsidies plan on Combination of Energy Consumption in Iran: The Case of Non-Metal Mineral Manufacturing Industries

Mohammad Ali Feizpour; Mohammad Khayyat Sarkar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2015, Pages 127-146


  Although the implementation of targeted energy subsidies plan has been considered by policymakers since the First 5-year Economic, Social and Cultural Development Plan in Iran, it is only partially implemented in 2010. This issue has great importance for industry sector that has benefited from subsidized ...  Read More