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Iranian Journal of Economic Research is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Allameh Tabataba’i University, the leading university in Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran.Economic Research has been established to provide an intellectual platform for national and international researchers working on issues related to Economic Research Planning. The Journal was founded in as a response to quick advancements in Economic Research and was dedicated to the publication of highest-quality research studies that report findings on issues of great concern to the profession of Economic Development.

To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. Yet, the journal does not charge any fee for reviewing, processing, and publishing research papers from the authors or from the research institutes and organizations. All the mentioned processes for paper publication are sponsored by Allameh Tabataba’i University Press.  

The journal is published in both a print version and an online version.

The journal charges two million Rials to compensate a part of the arbitration fee, and if the article is accepted, additonally four million Rials will be charged from the authors for a part of the costs of processing the articles, the rest of the costs will be financially supported by Allameh Tabatabai University.

Non-Iranian authors are free of mentioned charges.

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Research Paper Energy Economy
Decoupling Dynamism of Energy Consumption, Economic Growth, and Pollution in Iran: New Evidence from Factor Analysis at Triple Levels of Energy

Saeed Rasekhi; Sara Ghanbartabar

Volume 28, Issue 97 , February 2024, Pages 6-43


  The utilization of natural resources, particularly energy, is essential for economic well-being. However, the increasing consumption of economic resources raises concerns about sustainable development. This study aimed to investigate the dynamic decoupling of economic growth, energy consumption, and ...  Read More

Research Paper Game theory
Deficiencies of the Prisoner’s Dilemma in Explaining the Emergence of Institutions: Introducing an Alternative

Farshad Momeni; Reza Shohreh

Volume 28, Issue 97 , February 2024, Pages 44-83


  Over the past half-century, the impact of the prisoner’s dilemma has transcended its initial boundaries, influencing a broad spectrum of institutional studies and analyses of interdependent systems, such as collective action, public goods, governance of the commons, social norms, and social capital. ...  Read More

Research Paper Public sector economics
Foundations, Implications and Critiques of the Coase Theorem: A Reassessment

Ali Nassiri Aghdam

Volume 28, Issue 97 , February 2024, Pages 84-116


  The paper aims to reassess “the Coase Theorem” in its historical context and highlight the discernible gap between the Coase Theorem and the often-overlooked arguments articulated by Coase. In “the Problem of Social Costs”, Ronald Coase intended to emphasis on the irrelevance ...  Read More

Research Paper Agriculture, natural resources and environment Economics
Ecological Footprint Calculation for Land-Use Prediction: A Dynamic Input–Output Approach

Simin Azizmohammadi; Fatemeh Bazzazan

Volume 28, Issue 97 , February 2024, Pages 117-151


  Human demand for natural resources is surpassing the Earth’s biocapacity and regenerative capacity, leading to environmental degradation. Accurate research is essential to investigate and predict these changes more precisely. The ecological footprint serves as a suitable index for tracking human ...  Read More

Research Paper Macroeconomics
Volatility Spillover among Exchange Rate, Inflation and Liquidity in Iran’s Economy: A TVP-VAR-BK Approach

Sohail Rudari; Seyyed Hadi Arabi; Sanaz Rahimi Kahkashi

Volume 28, Issue 97 , February 2024, Pages 152-190


  The present study aimed to examine the transfer, reception, and the spillover of volatility from March 1982 to September 2022, using the time-varying parameter vector autoregression model based on Barunik-Krehlik (TV-VAR-BK) with monthly frequency. The results indicated that the primary relationship ...  Read More

Research Paper Optimization
Simultaneous Bidding in Competitive Electricity and Energy Exchange Markets: The Case of a Thermal Power Station Based on Net Profit Value

Mehrnoosh Khaji; Maghsoud Amiri; Mohammad Taghi Taghavifard

Volume 28, Issue 97 , February 2024, Pages 191-238


  The present study aimed to develop a model for determining an optimal bidding strategy for electricity producers, including the recommended selling price and the amount of electricity to be offered for participation in both the competitive electricity market and the energy exchange market. Hourly bids ...  Read More

Research Paper Macroeconomics
The Impact of Banking Crisis on the Income Distribution of Different Income Classes

Zahra Sheikhali Zadeh; Jafar Haghighat; Zahra Karimi Takanlou; Seyed Saleh Akbar Mousavi

Volume 28, Issue 97 , February 2024, Pages 278-239


  The present study aimed to explore the impact of banking crisis on income distribution among various income classes in 60 world countries during 1990–2020. In this line, the Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) was used to estimate the six models with different dependent variables that depicted ...  Read More

The Impact of Economic Sanctions on Gross Domestic Product and Social Welfare for Iran: Generalized Stochastic Growth Model

Hossein Marzban; Ali Hossein Ostadzad

Volume 20, Issue 63 , July 2015, , Pages 37-69


  Ongoing sanctions on Iranian economy have proved to be very harmful and detrimental to Iranian economic affairs and social welfare. Evaluating the unfair impacts of these sanctions on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and social welfare is the aim of this paper. Firstly, we have developed a generalized growth ...  Read More

Analyzing the Effect of Exchange Rate Pass- Through on Inflation in Iran (1991-2012)

Seyed Komail Tayebi; Khadijeh Nasrollahi; Mehdi Yazdani; Seyed Hassan Malekhosseini

Volume 20, Issue 63 , July 2015, , Pages 1-36


  The exchange rate pass-through explains the relationship between changes in national currency and foreign trade of a country, while the responsiveness of trade to the currency changes depends on the perfect or imperfect degree of pass-through. The objective of this study is to analyze the effect of ...  Read More

Estimating the Parameters of Inter-industry Variability Function of Profit Margins and Evaluating the Degree of Concentration in the Iranian Manufacturing Industries Based on the U-Davies Approach

Mohammad Nabi Shahiki Tash; Ali Norouzi

Volume 19, Issue 58 , April 2014, , Pages 39-76

  The objective of this paper is to estimate and analyze market power and degree of concentration in Iran's Manufacturing industries. The paper employs Inter-industry Variability function of profit margin approach and U-Davies in order to evaluate degree of industrial concentration. The finding indicates ...  Read More


Farrokh Masjedi

Volume 4, Issue 10 , April 2002, , Pages 67-103

  Comparison of countries development is one of the topics of interest to Economists, as well as international organizations. Human Development Index (HDI) has shown that there is possibility to use a unique, index to explain multilateral expanded phenomenon of development.This essay surveys the HDI and ...  Read More

Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in the Middle East and North Africa: A Multivariate Causality Test

Karim Eslamloueyan; Zahra Jokar

Volume 18, Issue 57 , February 2014, , Pages 27-46

  Using a panel data Vector Error Correction model (VECM), this paper investigates the relationship between output and its main determinants including energy consumption in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the period 1987-2008 within a multivariate framework. More specifically, the model allows ...  Read More

Research Paper Financial Economics
Leverage Effect and The Role of Financial Leverage in Selected Tehran Stock Exchange Companies

Teimur Mohammadi; Mohammad Reza Feghhi Kashani; Mahdi Samei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 February 2022


  The negative correlation between an asset’s volatility and its return is known as the “leverage effect”. This relation is explained by the effect of the return of a firm’s equity on the degree of leverage in its capital structure. If this relation holds, the increased volatility ...  Read More

Research Paper Welfare, poverty and income distribution
A Study on Multidimensional Poverty and Contribution of Dimensions in the Provinces of Iran

Hamidreza Navvabpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 September 2022


  Most countries of the world define poverty as a lack of money. Yet poor people themselves consider their experience of poverty much more broadly. A person who is poor can suffer from multiple disadvantages at the same time. Therefore, focusing on one factor alone, such as income, is not enough to capture ...  Read More

Research Paper Behavioral economics
An Empirical Examination of the Nonlinear Effect of Income on Subjective Well-being by Considering the Threshold Factor of Income Inequality (Panel Smooth Threshold Regression Approach)

Morteza Khorsandi; Mahnoush abdollahmilani; Teymur Mohamadi; pardis hejazi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 August 2022


  The effect of income on subjective-wellbeing (as one of the criteria for measuring mental well-being) has been considered in many studies but various dimensions of this effect have not yet been studied. The study aims to investigate the nonlinear effect of income on the subjective-wellbeing of 58 selected ...  Read More

Research Paper Political economy
Evaluating the Thoughts of Contemporaneous Intellectuals Concerning the Causes of Underdevelopment in Iran with an Emphasis on Property Right According to Political Economy Approach

Farshad Moameni; hojjatollah mirzaei; ali jafari shahrestani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 December 2022


  Before 1990th, in political economy theories, the security of property rights was to be presumed. The importance of property rights as the underlying factor of economic growth and economic development was first noticed by new institutional economists and then expanded. This paper studied the Marxist ...  Read More

Research Paper Planning and Budget
Modeling The Budget Deficit of Different Funds of Iran Health Insurance Organization and The Factors Affecting it

samira ghanbari; Hamid Amadeh; Davood Danesh Jafari; teymoor mohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2023


  Today, financing through health insurance is known as one of the most important sources of financing in the health sector. In this regard, improving the level of satisfaction of the insured and increasing their access to medical services are among the most important goals of health insurance organizations, ...  Read More

Research Paper Banking
Demand for banking and shadow banking services in Iran

Meysam Amiri; samira farahani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 May 2023


  In recent decades, the functioning of financial markets and banks have undergone significant changes, and many institutions similar to the functioning of traditional banks have grown outside the regulatory structure of the central bank, which is referred to as shadow banking. Instead of focusing on the ...  Read More

Research Paper Monetary economy
implementation of Credit Easing Policy to settle the government's debt with contractors: a stock-flow consistent framework

Mohammad Mahdi Asgari Dehabadi; Ali Nassiri Aghdam; Hossein Doroodian; Parisa Mohajeri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 December 2023


  Iran's economy has faced many problems in recent years. the government's indebtedness to contractors stands as one of Iran's most pressing issues which has had bad effects on the monetary and banking system of Iran. This predicament has precipitated several adverse consequences, including the cost of ...  Read More

Research Paper Financial Economics
Sentiment as a Risk Factor in Capital Market: An Analysis of the Tehran Stock Exchange in Stochastic Discount Factor (SDF) framework

Reza Taleblou; mohammad mehdi bagheri todeshki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 October 2023


  This paper investigates the impact of sentiment as a critical risk factor in the capital market, leading to behavioral deviations in the pricing of financial assets. We propose an estimation of the asset pricing model based on the Stochastic discount factor (SDF) framework, incorporating both traditional ...  Read More

Research Paper Financial Economics
Investigating the soft and hard information voluntary disclosure strategies as to good and bad news: A case study of Digital Corporates in Tehran Stock Exchange Market

Mohammad Feghhi Kashani; Teymor Mohammadi; hadi pirdaye

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2023


  Corporates adjust their information voluntary disclosure according to the volatilities they experience in their cash flows. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of news concerning risk, ambiguity level, and investors' ambiguity aversion on the policy adopted by firms as to the voluntary ...  Read More

Research Paper Political economy
Off-budgetary Operation of the Government and its Impact on Inflation Based on Fiscal Dominance in Banking System: The Case of Iran

Hossein Tavakolian; reza talebloo; Shaghayegh Abasali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 January 2024


  Despite, the measures for improvement of the State budget system in the current economic situation in Iran, no improvement has been taken. As, the relationship between beneficiaries of the budget included the government, parliament, regulatory bodies, and people as the final beneficiary of budget, has ...  Read More

Research Paper Economic Development
Fields of Influence of Technological Change in Input- Output Tables of Iran (1365- 1395)

mohaddaseh soleimani; Aliasghar Banouei; Esfandiar Jahangard; teymor mohamadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 December 2023


  Innovation and technological changes spans various geographical locations over the time.The inability of Input-Output models in measuring the effects of technology changes, caused by new innovations, is known as a weakness of these models. In this article, we show how this weakness can be addressed by ...  Read More

Research Paper Economic Development
The Determinants of the economic complexity index based on the social orders approach )a case study of Iran's economy(

mahya allahgholi; Farshad Moameni

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 October 2023


  Considering the economic complexity index as a development index due to its greater estimation power in predicting economic growth and income inequality compared to similar indices, along with shortcomings such as the inability to express the difference in the complexity levels of economies, it makes ...  Read More

Research Paper Behavioral economics
Individual factors affecting the performance of individual investors in Tehran stock market

Habib Morovat; Ali Asghar Salem; shayan mohammadsharifi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 February 2024


  Several factors are effective in the growth and development of the stock market. One of these factors is the behavior and performance of individual investors in these markets. Individual investors are interested in investing in the stock market for various reasons, such as long-term capital growth, dividends, ...  Read More

Research Paper Political economy
Institutional Congruity and Political Economy's Equilibrium of Contemporary Iran: Game Theory Approach

Alireza Raanaei; rouhollah shahnazi; Seyyed Aqil Hoseiny

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 March 2024


  The history of modern Iran is full of movements and revolutions. The primary goal of these events has been to achieve a proper balance between the government and society. Although the efforts of Iranians in their modern history have not been fruitless, they have yet to reach the ideal balance between ...  Read More

Research Paper Monetary economy
Macroeconomic Analysis of RamzRial: A DSGE Approach

Hossein Esfandiar; teymoor mohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 March 2024


  Thanks to Blockchain technology the future of banking can take place without intermediaries (especially banks), and in this regard, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDCs) and stablecoins of BigTechs are mentioned as the main competitors of the new monetary era. Based on this fact and in parallel with ...  Read More

Research Paper Financial Economics
Estimating the Systemic Risk and Volatility Spillovers among Industries Listed Stock Market and Its Application in Optimal Portfolio; TVP-VAR Approach

Reza Taleblou; Parisa Mohajeri; Abbas Shakeri; teymoor mohammadi; zahra zabihi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 April 2024


  Achieving the correct insight into the structure of connectedness and the spillover of volatilities between different stock exchange industries plays an important role in risk management and forming an optimal stock portfolio. Also, the analysis of inter-sectoral connectedness helps policy makers in ...  Read More

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