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Hadi Esfahani, Director of CSAMES, is a Professor of Economics and Business Administration. Dr. Esfahani is a distinguished scholar and educator in economics with a long and successful career at Illinois. His research focuses on theoretical and empirical issues in the political economy of development; the role of country institutions in the formation and reform of fiscal, trade, and regulatory policies, especially in the Middle East region. He has been a consultant to the World Bank on regulation in developing countries. He was previously CSAMES director from 2009 to 2011.
Lee, S., & Esfahani, H. S. (2020). The effect of fiscal system reform on fiscal policy outcomes. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 67(2), 186-200. https://doi.org/10.1111/sjpe.12230
Cinar, M., Esfahani, H. S., & Nugent, J. B. (2019). An introduction to the special issue of the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance on the economies of Middle East and North Africa. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 73, 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2019.08.003
Bahramitash, R., & Esfahani, H. S. (2016). Gender and Entrepreneurship in Iran. In Women, Work and Welfare in the Middle East and North Africa: The Role of Socio-demographics, Entrepreneurship and Public Policies (pp. 291-319). World Scientific Publishing Co.. https://doi.org/10.1142/9781783267347_00011
Bahramitash, R., & Esfahani, H. S. (2016). Introduction. In R. Bahramitash, & H. S. Esfahani (Eds.), Political and Socio-Economic Change in the Middle East and North Africa (pp. 1-20). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137481429_1
Bahramitash, R., & Esfahani, H. S. (Eds.) (2016). Political and Socio-Economic Change in the Middle East and North Africa. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137481429