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Hadi Salehi Esfahani

Professor of Economics

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Articles in Journals

Bahramitash, R., Esfahani, H. Forthcoming. Gender and Entrepreneurship in Iran. Middle East Critique

Esfahani, H., Mohaddes, K., Pesaran, M. Forthcoming. An Empirical Growth Model for Major Oil Exporters. Journal of Applied Econometrics

Esfahani, H., Mohaddes, K., Pesaran, M. Forthcoming. Oil Exports and Macroeconomic Performance in Iran. The Quarterly Journal of Money and Economy

Esfahani, H. 2013. Do Sanctions Lead to the Expansion of the Underground Economy? Mehrnameh

Esfahani, H. 2013. Distributing Oil Revenue. Tejarat Farda

Esfahani, H. 2013. Prospects of Oil Revenues and the Second Stage of Subsidy Targeting. Tejarat Farda

Esfahani, H. 2013. Perspective of Iran’s Economy in the Mirror of Sanctions. Tazehaye Eqtesad

Esfahani, H. 2013. Suspended Stage of Subsidy Targeting. Tejarat Farda

Esfahani, H., Gurakar, E. 2013. Fading Attraction: Turkey's Shifting Relationship with the European Union. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 53: 364-379

Esfahani, H., Mohaddes, K., Pesaran, M. 2013. Oil Exports and the Iranian Economy. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 53: 221-237

Esfahani, H. 2012. The Economic Ties and Political Interests of the United States in the Middle East and North Africa. SNU American Studies Journal

Esfahani, H. 2012. Why Did the Nobel Prize in Economics Go to Shapley and Roth? Tejarat Farda

Esfahani, H. 2012. Sanctions on Iranian Oil Exports. Mehrnameh

Esfahani, H. 2012. The Economy Is Unstable. Mehrnameh

Esfahani, H., Mohaddes, K., Pesaran, M. 2012. Explaining the Role of Oil Exports in Iran’s Economy. Tazehaye Eqtesad

Esfahani, H., Shajari, P. 2012. Gender, Education, Family Structure, and the Allocation of Labor in Iran. Middle East Development Journal

Esfahani, H. 2011. Oil Is Not the Cause of Underdevelopment. Mehrnameh

Esfahani, H., Pesaran, M. 2009. Iranian Economy in the Twentieth Century: A Global Perspective. Iranian Studies, 42: 177-211

Asiedu, E., Esfahani, H. 2008. Is the World Flat? Differential Regulation of Domestic and Foreign-Owned Firms. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 48: 389-411

Esfahani, H. 2008. The Economic Consequences of U.S.-Iran Relations. Center for Global Studies Policy Brief

Esfahani, H., Squire, L. 2007. Explaining Trade Policy in the Middle East and North Africa. The Quarterly Journal of Economics and Finance, 46: 660-684

Esfahani, H., Singer, C. 2006. Will Oil Price Volatility Cause Global Economic and Political Instability? Illinois International Review

Esfahani, H. 2005. Alternative Public Service Delivery Mechanisms in Iran. The Quarterly Journal of Economics and Finance, 45: 479-525

Esfahani, H. 2005. Searching for the (Dark) Forces Behind Protection. Oxford Economic Papers, 57: 283-314

Esfahani, H. 2003. Fatal Attraction: Turkey’s Troubled Relationship with the European Union. The Quarterly Journal of Economics and Finance, 43: 807-826

Esfahani, H., Ramirez, M. 2003. Institutions, Infrastructure, and Economic Growth. Journal Development Economics, 70: 443-477

Esfahani, H. 2002. Deterrence of Iraq, Damage to the Oil Market, and Democratization in Iran. Swords and Ploughshares, 14: 17-21

Esfahani, H., Taheripour, F. 2002. Hidden Public Expenditures and Economic Performance in Iran. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 34: 691-718

Asiedu, E., Esfahani, H. 2001. Ownership Structure in Foreign Direct Investment Projects. Review of Economics and Statistics, 83: 647-662

Campos, E., Esfahani, H. 2000. Credible Commitment and Success with Public Enterprise Reform. World Development, 28: 221-244

Esfahani, H. 2000. Institutions and Government Controls. Journal of Development Economics, 63: 197-229

Esfahani, H., Taheripour, F. 2000. Budgeting in Contemporary Iran. Goft-o-gu

Baer, W., Esfahani, H., Rashid, S. 1999. The State and Industry in the Development Process. Oxford Development Studies, 27: 385-404

Dao, M., Esfahani, H. 1999. Tests of a Competitive Model of Growth of Government. Journal of Economic Studies, 26: 209-224

Choi, Y., Esfahani, H. 1998. Direct Foreign Investment and Expropriation Incentives: A Mitigating Role for Match-Specific Capital. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 38: 47-60

Campos, E., Esfahani, H. 1996. Why and When Do Governments Initiate Public Enterprise Reform? World Bank Economics Review, 10: 451-485

Dao, M., Esfahani, H. 1995. A Competitive Model of Growth of Government. Journal of Economic Studies, 22: 4-20

Esfahani, H., Mookherjee, D. 1995. Productivity, Contracting Modes, and Development. Journal of Development Economics, 46: 203-231

Esfahani, H. 1994. Lessons from the Political Economy of Privatization and Public Sector Reform in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 34: 301-331

Arvan, L., Esfahani, H. 1993. A Model of Efficiency Wages as a Signal of Firm Value. International Economic Review, 34: 503-524

Esfahani, H. 1991. Reputation and Uncertainty: Toward an Explanation of Quality Problems in Competitive LDC Markets. Journal of Development Economics, 35: 1-32

Esfahani, H. 1991. Exports, Imports, and GDP Growth in Semi-Industrialized Countries. Journal of Development Economics, 35: 93-116

Esfahani, H., Mojtahed, A. 1989. Agricultural Policy and Performance in Iran: The Post-Revolutionary Experience. World Development, 17: 839-860

Esfahani, H., Salehi-Isfahani, D. 1989. Effort Observability and Worker Productivity: Towards an Explanation of Economic Dualism. Economic Journal, 99: 818-836

Esfahani, H. 1988. Aggregate Trends in the Four Main Agricultural Regions in Egypt. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 20: 135-164

Esfahani, H. 1987. Growth, Employment, and Income Distribution in Egyptian Agriculture, 1964¬1979. World Development, 15: 1201-1217

Esfahani, H. 1987. Technical Change, Employment, and the Supply Response of Agriculture in the Nile Delta: A System-Wide Approach. Journal of Development Economics, 25: 167-196

Esfahani, H. 1983. Nonproduced Means of Production: Neo-Ricardians vs. Fundamentalists. Review of Radical Political Economy, 15: 83-105

Books

Esfahani, H., Tuna, G. 2012. Economic Development in the Middle East and North African Countries: Contemporary Issues. Nova Science Publishers.

Bahramitash, R., Esfahani, H. 2011. Veiled Employment: Islamism and a Political Economy of Women's Employment in Iran. Syracuse University Press.

Esfahani, H., Facchini, G., Hewings, G. 2010. Economic Development in Latin America: Essays in Honor of Werner Baer. Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.

Esfahani, H., McMahon, G., Squire, L. 2009. Diversity in Economic Growth. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Esfahani, H. 2002. The Economy of Iran: The Dilemmas of an Islamic State. Advances in Accounting Information Systems, 102-103. I.B. Tauris.

Esfahani, H., Henry, C. 1997. The Mediterranean Debt Crescent: Money and Power in Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Turkey. Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, 182-183. University Press of Florida.

Esfahani, H., Karshenas, M. 1995. Oil, State and Industrialization in Iran. Iranian Studies, 116-120. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Esfahani, H., Lavy, V., Sheffer, E. 1993. Foreign Aid and Economic Development in the Middle East: Egypt, Syria, and Jourdan. Middle East Studies Association Bulletin. Praeger.

Esfahani, H. 1989. Food, States, and Peasants: Analysis of the Agrarian Question in the Middle East. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 449-454. Boulder, CO.: Westview Press.

Esfahani, H. 1988. Development and Social Change in Rural Egypt. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 218-222. Syracuse University Press.

Esfahani, H. 1984. Migration, Mechanization, and Agricultural Labor Markets in Egypt. Journal of Development Economics, 348-352. Boulder, CO.: Westview Press.

Chapters in Books

Esfahani, H. 2014. Social Order, Rents, and Economic Development in Iran since the Early 20th Century. In Ishac Diwar (Ed.), Understanding the Political Economy of Arab Uprisings. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Bahramitash, R., Esfahani, H. 2011. The Transformation of Female Labor Market. In Roksana Bahramitash and Hadi Salehi Esfahani (Ed.), Veiled Employment: Islamism and a Political Economy of Women's employment in Iran. Syracuse University Press.

Bahramitash, R., Esfahani, H. 2011. From Post Revolution to the Reform: Gender Politics and Employment. In Roksana Bahramitash and Hadi Salehi Esfahani (Ed.), Veiled Employment: Islamism and a Political Economy of Women's employment in Iran. Syracuse University Press.

Bahramitash, R., Esfahani, H. 2011. Modernization, Revolution and Islamism: Political Economy of Women’s Employment. In Roksana Bahramitash and Hadi Salehi Esfahani (Ed.), Veiled Employment: Islamism and a Political Economy of Women's employment in Iran. Syracuse University Press.

Esfahani, H. 2010. The Challenges and Opportunities of Twenty-First Century Global Markets. In Sisay Asefa (Ed.), Globalization and International Development. Upjohn Institute.

Bahramitash, R., Esfahani, H. 2009. Nimble Fingers No Longer! Women’s Employment in Iran. In Ali Gheissari (Ed.), Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Esfahani, H. 2009. Understanding Economic Growth in Specific Contexts. In Gary McMahon, Hadi Salehi Esfahani, and Lyn Squire (Ed.), Diversity in Economic Growth

Esfahani, H. 2009. Understanding Common Trends and Variations in the Growth Experience of MENA Countries. In Gary McMahon, Hadi Salehi Esfahani, and Lyn Squire (Ed.), Diversity in Economic Growth

Esfahani, H., McMahon, G., Squire, L. 2009. Diversity in Growth Experiences: The Role of Substitutes for the Fundamentals. In Gary McMahon, Hadi Salehi Esfahani, and Lyn Squire (Ed.), Diversity in Economic Growth

Esfahani, H. 2008. Growth Fundamentals and Economic Growth in the MENA Region. In Economic Research Forum (Ed.), Institutions and Economic Development—Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of ERF

Esfahani, H. 2007. A Reexamination of the Political Economy of Growth in MENA Countries. In M. Hashem Pesaran and Jeffrey B. Nugent (Ed.), Explaining Growth in the Middle East (Contributions to Economic Analysis, Volume 278). Elsevier, North Holland.

Castanheira, M., Esfahani, H. 2003. Political Economy of Growth: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahea. In Gary McMahon and Lyn Squire (Ed.), Explaining Growth: A Global Research Project., 159-212. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Esfahani, H. 2002. Measuring Public Sector Performance in Infrastructure. In Anwar Shah (Ed.), Re-Creating Government that Delivers and Serves. Washington, DC: The World Bank.

de Dios, M., Esfahani, H. 2001. Governance and Investment in the Philippines. In Ed Campos (Ed.), Corruption: The Boom and Bust of East Asia.. Manila, the Philippines: Ateneo de Manila University Press and Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press.

Esfahani, H., Taheripour, F. 2000. Off-Budget Expenditures and Fiscal Policy in Iran. In Mohammad Tabibian (Ed.), The Iranian Economy

Esfahani, H. 1999. Institutions, Budgetary Procedures, and Fiscal Performance: A New Institutional Framework for the Analysis of Budgeting Procedures. In Imed Limam (Ed.), Institutional Reform and Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africa, 149-180. Kuwait: Arab Planning Institute.

Esfahani, H. 1996. The Political Economy of the Philippines' Telecommunications Sector. In Brian Levy and Pablo Spiller (Ed.), Regulations, Institutions and Commitment: The Case of Telecommunications, 145-201. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Working Papers

Bahramitash, R., Esfahani, H. 2013. Gender, Enterprise Ownership, and Labor Allocation in MENA

Chang, E., Esfahani, H. 2013. On the Determinants of Hidden Public Debt

Chang, E., Esfahani, H. 2013. The Determinants of Public Debt: The Role of Fiscal Discipline and Political Institution

Chang, E., Esfahani, H. 2013. Budget Institutions and Emerging Market Credit Spreads

Esfahani, H., Karimi, S. 2013. The Distributional Consequences of Government and Public Foundation Spending in Iran

Ergul, E., Esfahani, H. 2010. How the Oil Flows

Ergul, E., Esfahani, H. 2009. Identifying Firm Heterogeneity and Selection Effects in Trade Flows

Esfahani, H., Hashemi, A., Salehi-Isfahani, D. 2009. Voting for Populism: A Statistical Analysis of Iran's 2005 Presidential Election

Esfahani, H. 2007. The Political Economy of Public Expenditure Inefficiencies in Bangladesh

Esfahani, H. 2006. Credit Constraint, Moral Hazard, and Trade Policy: Theory and Evidence

Esfahani, H. 2006. Political Economy of Economic Policy Reform in Yemen

Ardakani, A., Esfahani, H. 2005. What Determines the Extent of Public Ownership?

Esfahani, H. 2004. Institutions and Fiscal Discipline in MENA Region

Esfahani, H. 2002. Political Economy of Growth in Iran, 1963-2002

Esfahani, H., Guala, F. 2002. Institutions, Credit Constraint, and Fiscal Behavior: An Empirical Study of Argentina’s Provincial Governments

Esfahani, H., Kim, H. 2002. Hiding Public Debt

Esfahani, H. 2001. A Political Economy Model of Resource Pricing with Evidence from the Fuel Market

Esfahani, H., Kim, H. 2000. What Drives the Decision to Monetize the Budget Deficit?

Esfahani, H., Kim, H. 2000. Institutional and Economic Determinants of Budget Deficit and Public Debt

Esfahani, H., Leaphart, S. 1999. Disaggregate Import Demand Elasticities in Turkey

Esfahani, H., Mahmud, M. 1998. The Political Economy of Protectionism and Industrial Policy

Choi, Y., Esfahani, H. 1996. Direct Foreign Investment and Transfer Pricing

Esfahani, H. 1996. Institutional Structure, Private Sector Development, and Public Sector Reform in Turkey

Arvan, L., Esfahani, H. 1994. Market Equilibrium with Performance Contracts in the Presence of Turnover and Matching Frictions

Arvan, L., Esfahani, H. 1994. Why Explicit Performance Bonds Are Absent from Employment Contracts

 

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