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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.

Iranian Journal of Economic Researchis licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License            Creative Commons License

Research Paper Energy Economy
Investigating the Role of Economic, Financial, and Political Risks on Carbon Emissions in Iran: Quantile-on-Quantile Regression (QQR) Approach

Seyyed Mohammad Ghaem Zabihi; Fatemeh Akbari; Narges Salehnia

Volume 28, Issue 96 , October 2023, Pages 7-52


  The relationship between economic, financial, political risks and per capita carbon emission (CO2) is considered as one of the major global challenges. The effect of these three factors on carbon emissions is very important. Therefore, the current research seeks to investigate the role of economic, financial, ...  Read More

Research Paper Macroeconomics
Impact of Fiscal Measures on the Infection Rate of COVID–19

Mohammad Hossein Jafari; Amineh Mahmudzadeh; Masoud Nili

Volume 28, Issue 96 , October 2023, Pages 53-85


  This paper examines the potential of government fiscal support in mitigating the consequences of shocks, particularly in relation to the infection rate of contagious diseases. The focus is on the emergence of Covid-19 and the various interventions implemented by governments to combat it. The study utilizes ...  Read More

Research Paper international trading
The Effects of Global Financial Crises on the Trade Patterns of Iran and its Partners: Pseudo Poisson MLE Method

Seyedeh Marveh Nasersadrabadi; Farhad Ghaffari; Teymour Mohammadi; Abbas Memarnejad

Volume 28, Issue 96 , October 2023, Pages 87-121


  The negative consequences of financial crises require the attention of economic policymakers and decision making centers.Therefore, considering the importance of the subject, the present study has investigated the effects of global financial crises on the trade patterns of Iran and its partners during ...  Read More

Research Paper Employment
Investigating the Nonlinear Effect of Structural Labor Change on Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Iran’s Provinces Using the Panel Quantile Model

Leyla Jabari; Ali Asghar Salem

Volume 28, Issue 96 , October 2023, Pages 123-162


  Climate change, caused by the increase in the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, is one of the critical issues that mankind has faced and has created significant risks for both humans and the environment. In recent decades, many researchers have studied the factors that cause and ...  Read More

Research Paper Behavioral economics
Measurement of Individual Time Preferences Using A Laboratory Approach

Mohammad Amin Zandi

Volume 28, Issue 96 , October 2023, Pages 163-206


  The precise measurement of individual time preferences in assessing the economic plans that individuals are involved in, in the estimation of social time preferences, in the assessment of environmental and health plans is very crucial. The purpose of this research is to estimate and also describe the ...  Read More

Research Paper Monetary economy
A Comparative Evaluation of the Effect of Financial Frictions on the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy with an Emphasis on the Endogeneity of Money on Iran’s Economy

Hossein Samsami; Parviz Davoodi; Rana Abbasgholi Nezhad Asbaghi

Volume 28, Issue 96 , October 2023, Pages 207-252


  One of the factors that change the results of the expansionary monetary policy through the credit channel on the economy is the financial frictions that affected Iran's economy especially in the 2002’s and 2022’s. These frictions are manifested in variables such as capital adequacy violations, ...  Read More

Research Paper Financial Economics
Investigating Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Effects of Exchange Rate and Its Fluctuations on the Return of the Pharmaceutical Industry Stock Using Linear and Nonlinear ARDL Models

Gholamhossein Golarzi; Mahnaz Khorasani

Volume 28, Issue 96 , October 2023, Pages 253-300


  The exchange rate, as a fundamental variable, alongside other economic variables, has a significant impact on stock returns. Therefore, this study has investigated the effects of the exchange rate and its fluctuations on the pharmaceutical industry's stock returns through linear and nonlinear models ...  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 Game theory
Deficiencies of the Prisoner’s Dilemma in Explaining the Emergence of Institutions; Introduction to an Alternative

Farshad Moameni; reza shohreh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2022


  In the past half century, the Prisoner’s dilemma has gone beyond its initial boundaries and affected a wide range of institutional studies and interdependent systems in areas such as collective action, public goods, governance of the commons, social norms, social capital and etc. Due to this widespread ...  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 Optimization
Bidding of Thermal Generation Company to Competitive Electricity and Exchange Market Based on Net Profit Value

mehrnoosh khaji; Maghsud Amiri; Mohammad Taghi Taghavifard

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2022


  The aim of this research is to deal with uncertainty in order to obtain the optimal bidding strategy to electricity and exchange market. This strategy includes the electricity price and the amount of electric power offering to each market simultaneously. Hourly bids are proposed to electricity market ...  Read More

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

Ali Nassiri Aghdam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 March 2023


  The purpose of this paper is to reassess the Coase Theorem. The theorem suggested by Ronald Coase who was going to emphasis on the irrelevance of Pigou's argument in dealing with externalities. The theorem implies that with zero transaction cost, government intervention to internalize externalities is ...  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 ...  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

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