Welcome to the Chair of Middle East Economics in Marburg!
Middle East Economics
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Our team works on research questions in the fields of Political Economy (in particular, the Political Economy of Natural Resources and the Resource Curse, Economics of Arab Spring, Democratization, and Demographic Transition in the Middle East), Public Finance (e.g., Islamic Finance, Shadow Economy and Smuggling), Applied Macroeconomics (e.g., Globalization and Economic Liberalization in the Middle East) and Labor Economics (e.g., Labor Market Rigidities, Public-Private Sector Wage Differentials). We mainly focus on empirical research, using econometric tools to investigate Middle East & North Africa (MENA) related political economy questions. Our team provides an extensive institutional and technical knowledge on selected MENA countries such as Iran, Egypt and Morocc
We kindly welcome all interested students! For further information do not hesitate to contact us.
Keine Sprechstunde am Freitag, 19. Juni 2015
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New accepted paper in the Journal of Peace Research
The manuscript "Resource rents, balance of power, and political stability" by Mohammad R Farzanegan (joint with Kjetil Bjorvatn) has been accepted for ...
The 4th conference on Iran’s Economy in Marburg
The 4th conference on Iran’s Economy to be held at Philipps-University of Marburg, on 17-18 June 2016.
Open Position at Department
Research and Teaching Assistant (PhD Position) at the Middle East Economics Department
New Working Paper on Iran Sanctions
"Effect of Oil Sanctions on the Macroeconomic and Household Welfare in Iran: New Evidence from a CGE Model" by Mohammad R Farzanegan, Mohammad ...