University of Illinois
210 David Kinley Hall
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-2681
Fax: (217) 333-1398
Ph.D., economics, University
of California, Berkeley,
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University
of Tehran, 1977.
The role of politics and
governance in fiscal, labor, trade, and regulatory outcomes.
economics, macroeconomics, international economics.
At the University
of Illinois since
Professor of Economics and Business Administration.
World Bank, Economist at the Policy Research Department, 1994-95.
Positions in Professional
Review of Economics and Finance
Member of Board of Trustees, Economic Research Forum
Member of Board of Directors, International Iranian Economic Association
Ex-President, Middle East Economic Association