Wilmeth Professor and UWM Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Economics
Director, Center for Research on International Economics
Editor, Journal of Economic Studies
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University
B.A., National University of Iran
International Finance, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics
The J-Curve; The S-Curve; Black Market Exchange Rate; Demand for Money; Currency Substitution
“The Effects of Exchange-Rate Volatility on Commodity Trade between the
“Do Real Exchange Rates Follow a Non-Linear Mean Reverting Process in Developing Countries?”, Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 74 (2008), pp. 1049-1062. (with A. Kutan and S. Zhou).
""Corruption, Law and Order, Bureaucracy and Real Exchange Rate," Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 50 (July 2002), pp. 397-404. (with Abm Nasir).
"Panel Data and Productivity Bias Hypothesis," Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 49 (January 2001), pp. 393-402. (with Abm Nasir).
"Exports, Growth and Causality in LDCs: A Re-Examination." Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 36, No. 2 (October 1991), pp. 405-415. (coauthored with H. Mohtadi, and G. Shabsigh).
"Devaluation and the J-Curve: Some Evidence from LDCs," The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 67, No. 3, (August 1985), pp. 500-504.
"Transaction Costs and Interest Parity Theorem," Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 93, No. 4, (August 1985), pp. 793-799. (with S. Das).