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Information and communication technology economy
Intangible Capital in Industries with Higher Digital Technology Intensity and Total Factor Productivity

Esfandiar Jahangard; Teymour Mohammadi; Ali Asghar Salem; Forough Esmaeily Sadrabadi

Volume 28, Issue 94 , April 2023, , Pages 9-47


  The question that is considered by researchers in the field of knowledge-based economy is that among the factors affecting intangible investment, does information and communication technology have a heavier weight than the rest of the factors? In this study, using the Corrado,Hulten and Sichel (CHS) ...  Read More

International economy
The Relationship between Trade Openness and Inflation in Selected Developing and Developing Countries

Samira Motaghi; Anahita Saifi; Salah Ebrahimi

Volume 26, Issue 86 , April 2021, , Pages 190-212


  The aim of this paper was to investigate the relationship between trade openness and inflation in selected developing and developed countries from 1990 to 2017 using a Panel data approach for testing Romer's hypothesis of relationship between inflation index and Trade Openness. The results of the paper ...  Read More

The Effect of Good Governance Indices on the Index of Global Economic Competitiveness: An Inter-country Analysis Approach

Bayram Pakravan

Volume 25, Issue 84 , October 2020, , Pages 115-142


  The impact of world economic competitiveness on the welfare of people and on economic development is undeniable. The present study examines the effect of good governance indicators on the global competitiveness index of the economy in selected countries of the MENA region. In order to achieve the research ...  Read More

Impact of Oil Resource Rent on Good Governance Indicators of the Oil Exporting Countries

Soleyman Feyzi Yengjeh; Samad Hekmati Farid; Saba Yahyavi Miyavagi

Volume 22, Issue 71 , July 2017, , Pages 189-218


  Natural resources have an important role in economic development. But aboundance of natural resources have negative effect on Good Governance Indicators. In this study, we have investigated the effect of oil revenues on good governance indicators in 54 oil Exporting countries. The time period of study ...  Read More

Testing the Relationship between Income Inequality and Life Expectancy in Selected Countries with Neutralizing Statistical Artifact

Abolghasem Mahdavi Mazdeh; Mohammad Hossein Memarian; Mostafa Mohebi Majd

Volume 21, Issue 67 , July 2016, , Pages 1-24


  There have been many conflicting studies on income inequality and life expectancy in the past four decades. It seems that many of these studies are affected by a statistical artifact which could lead to measurement error. In this paper, after correcting the statistical artifact, we examine the relationship ...  Read More

Price Bubble in the Iranian Housing Market Based on the Structural Model of Housing Price Determination

Javad Abedini; Hasan Ebrahimi; Hamed Fahimifard

Volume 21, Issue 67 , July 2016, , Pages 181-210


  During two last decades, Iranians have faced with a wide and substantial increase in housing prices, especially in great metropolitans such as Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan and Shiraz. This easily could be imputed to a high inflation which significantly impeded the access to housing for low and medium income ...  Read More

An Examination of Endogenous Protection with Emphasis on Types of Intra Industry Trade: A Case Study for Iran’s Manufacturing Industries

Saeed Rasekhi; Elnaz Behnia

Volume 18, Issue 55 , July 2013, , Pages 1-16

  Since the 1970s, international political economic theorists have emphasized on the role of domestic factors, such as domestic active groups, policies and macro-economic indicators, to explain the  trade protection trends. Empirical studies have often verified this view. This paper  examines ...  Read More

Investigation the Effects of Capital Market on Economic Growth in Iran Through Microeconomics Approach (Firm Level 1370-1390)

Amir Khademalizadeh

Volume 18, Issue 54 , April 2013, , Pages 93-118

  New generation of growth models considers the effects of financial development on economic growth. The new financial literature takes a micro approach with emphasis on the external finance. In this research we examine the empirical relationship between capital market and economic growth, encompassing ...  Read More

Effect of Developing Electronic Payment Instruments on Money Demand

Fathollah Tari; Abdorreza Shapouri

Volume 17, Issue 51 , July 2012, , Pages 1-19

  It is assumed that there are some changes in the payment system with application of information technology in this field, so that for many of retail payments we do not need cash. Changes in payment methods, create changes in money demand which may have significant economic effects. In this study the ...  Read More

The Effect of Private Banks on Economic Efficiency of Banking Industry in the Islamic Republic of Iran (Panel Data and SDEA Approach)

Mehdi Sadeghi; Seyyed Rohollah Ahmadi

Volume 17, Issue 51 , July 2012, , Pages 89-112

  Policy-makers around the world have emphasized the virtues of deregulation. The banking industry in Iran has partly experienced reform after the domestic peivate banks entry since 2000. This study investigates the impact of this policy on economic efficiency of banking sector by using banking data over ...  Read More

A Study of the Competitiveness of the Iran’s Banking System

Reza Najarzade; Morteza Ezati; Hadi Mirzanejad

Volume 17, Issue 51 , July 2012, , Pages 157-179

  In this article the Panzar & Rosse approach was employed to assess the level of competitiveness of the Iranian banking system during 1997-2010. We used panel data for all the 18 banks (private and public) that had been commercially active for at least the last four years. The results indicate that ...  Read More

Relative Performance of Components Variance Estimators in Random Effects Models

Teymur Mohamadi

Volume 17, Issue 50 , April 2012, , Pages 83-98

  This paper presents an assessment of the small-sample performance of the three well-known estimators of components variance in random effects model for panel data. The estimators considered are Swamy-Arora, Wansbeek-Kaptayn and Wallace-Hussain. To this end, by simulating a one-way error component model ...  Read More

The effect of internal R&D expenditures and technology imports on value added in Iran’s large and medium industries

Mohammad Ali Motafakker Azad; Reza Ranjpour; Seyed Kamal Sadeghi; Gholamhosein Rahnomay Garamaleki

Volume 16, Issue 48 , October 2011, , Pages 165-192

  In this study, the effect of internal R&D expenditures and technology imports on value added of Iranian large and medium industries is investigated over the period of 1994-2006. For this purpose, an endogenous growth model is used in which production is a function of employment, capital stock, internal ...  Read More

The Effect of Institutions on Bilateral Trade of Selected Countries in the Middle East

Dr. Karim Azarbaijani; Neda Samiei; Homayoun Shirazi

Volume 15, Issue 45 , February 2011, , Pages 1-23

  World trade has grown remarkably quickly in the past decades. Some researchers believe that despite growing trade, the rate of world trade is less potential amount that it can be achieved. From the perspective of these researchers, in addition to transportation costs and customary transaction costs, ...  Read More

Determinants of Foreign Banks Entry

Reza Aghababaee; Mahmoud Motevasseli; Seyed Morteza Hoseininejad

Volume 15, Issue 44 , October 2010, , Pages 1-33

    It is argued that foreign banks entry can improve the process of development by technology transfer and access to new international funds. This paper investigates factors affecting foreign banks entry. The theoretical model is based on Markowitz portfolio model, in which a bank decides to invest ...  Read More

Property Right, Regulation and Economic Growth

Majid Sameti; Rohollah Shahnazi; Zahra dehghan shabani

Volume 15, Issue 44 , October 2010, , Pages 85-109

  This paper investigates the role of property right and regulation in credit, business and labor markets on economic growth by using two panel data models for 80 countries during 2000-2005. The first model considers legal structure and total effect of regulation on economic growth and the second model ...  Read More

Are Wages in Manufacturing Sector of Iran Determined by Productivity?

Hasan Taee; Javid Bahrami; Nazila Baghery

Volume 14, Issue 43 , July 2010, , Pages 141-160

  The main concern in all economic activities is to obtain maximum output using minimum resources. That is the reason why the wages should be set with respect to productivity. To what extent the wages in practice are set in accordance with productivity is the main subject of our study. We use the survey ...  Read More

An Investigation of the Effective Factors on the Relationship between Economic Growth and Environmental Quality

Jamishid Pajooian; Maryam Lashkaryzadeh

Volume 14, Issue 42 , April 2010, , Pages 169-188

  The local and international environmental problems are one of the most important concerns for economists, politicians, and lawmakers. Therefore, an investigation of the relationship between economic growth and environmental pollution can be important ,because it may be used as a base for national and ...  Read More

Determinants of the Labor Force Emigration in Iran (Text in Persian)

Karim Azarbaijani; Seyed Komail Tayebi; Nafiseh Honari

Volume 13, Issue 40 , October 2009, , Pages 59-75

  The relationship between international trade and emigration is being concerned in most developing countries with their relevant migration and trade policies. Such policies should rely on logical resolutions in order to reduce unemployment pressure on the labor market. Hence، this study examines the ...  Read More

The Effect of Age Structure of Population on Economic Growth

Nader Mehregan; Ruholah Rezaee

Volume 13, Issue 39 , July 2009, , Pages 137-146

  The world has experienced dramatic growth of population during 5 past years. Nowadays, demographic changes have been identified as one of key factors in development process. In this paper, the effect of age structure of population on economic growth has been examined. To do this, data on 171 countries ...  Read More

Exploration of the Relationship between Cultural-Socio-Economic Determinants and Entrepreneurship

seyed komail tayebi; Karim Azarbaijani; Yaser Abbaslou

Volume 13, Issue 39 , July 2009, , Pages 11-27

  There has been relatively little empirical analysis of the role played by cultural-social-economic policies to promote entrepreneurship. Governments, for instance, conduct different entrepreneurship promotion policies. Financial assistance and easing of bureaucratic rules are provided to improve the ...  Read More

The Impact of Competitiveness on Economic Growth By Endogenous Growth Model

Jamshid Pazhoyan; Marjan Faghih nasiri

Volume 13, Issue 38 , April 2009, , Pages 97-132

  The economic growth rate is an important issue which concerns most of the economic intellectuals, because the economic Growth rate is one of the most important factors which have effect on the human Social welfare. But in spite of the importance of economic growth rate, determining different  factors ...  Read More

The Effects of E-Banking on Commercial Banks Profitability: The Case of Iran

Atousa Goudarzi; Haidar Zobaidie

Volume 11, Issue 35 , July 2008, , Pages 111-140

  Electronic banking is one of the applications of the information and communication technology (ICT) in money market and banking industry. In this paper, we investigate the effects of electronic banking on the commercial banks profitability using an econometric model. The model is based on the* Structure-Conduct-Performance*  ...  Read More

Spatial Analysis of Urban Development in Iran

Shekoofeh Farahmand; Nematollah Akbari

Volume 10, Issue 34 , April 2008, , Pages 73-98

  Urbanization occurs when sector composition changes from agriculture to industry. Technology improvement in agriculture releases labor from this section and causes labor to immigrate from rural areas to urban areas. Population movements from rural to urban areas change spatial shape of a country. This ...  Read More

Effects of Economic Freedom on Fiscal Corruption

Morteza Sameti; Rohollah Shahnazi; Zahra Deghan Shabani

Volume 8, Issue 28 , October 2006, , Pages 87-105

  In this paper, factors affecting fiscal corruption, especially economic freedom, have been analyzed using three panel data models for 73 countries during 2000-2003.    The results show three main components of economic freedom; i.e., legal structure and property rights, sound money and freedom ...  Read More