Hamid Reza B. Shoraka: Macroeconomist

Education:

Ph.D. in Economics: MacroeconomicsUniversity of Florida, U.S.A. August 1992.

M.A. in Economics: University of Florida, U.S.A., August 1987.

B.A. in Economic Management: Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran, May 1975.

Visiting Faculty

University of Florida

August 2014 – Present (1 year 2 months)Gainesville, Florida Area

Adjunct Lecturer

University of Florida

January 2013 – August 2014 (1 year 8 months)Honors Program

Consultant

Solaronomics LLC

September 2010 – December 2012 (2 years 4 months)Gainesville, Florida Area

Advising Solar Energy

Visiting Associate Professor

University of Florida

August 2009 – May 2010 (10 months)Gainesville, Florida Area USA

Teaching Futures Studies

Associate Professor

University of Allameh Tabatabaei

September 1975 – September 2009 (34 years 1 month)Tehran

Teaching and Research on Macroeconomics, Economic Development and Research Methodology

Deputy Head and Head

Management and Planning Organization

April 2002 – August 2005 (3 years 5 months)Tehran

Planning, Budgeting, Public Administration and Programming

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES

1975-1986    Instructor, Department of Economics, Allameh Tabatabai University

1986-1992    Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Florida, USA

1992-1999    Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Allameh Tabatabai University

1999-2009    Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Allameh Tabatabai University

1995-2006    Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Trade Research 

1997-2009    Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Iranian Economic Research

2005-2009    Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Economic Survey

2008-2009    Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Rahbord

2009-2010    Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Florida, USA

2011-Present Member of Organizing Committee, International Conference on Management and service (MASS 2012), China

2012-Present Member of Editorial Board, Journal of the iBusiness (IB)

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

1981-1986    Associate Dean, Faculty of Economics, Allameh Tabatabai University

1992-1993    Chairman, Department of Economics, Allameh Tabatabai University

1993-2002    Dean, College of Economics, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran.

2002-2004    Deputy for Economic Affairs, Management and Planning Organization of Iran.

2004-2005    Head of Management and Planning Organization of Iran, Vice-President of I.R. of Iran.

2005-2008    Head, Department of Future Studies in Institute of Management and Planning Studies.

2005-2009    Head, Planning and Budget Study Group, Department of Economic Studies, Center for Strategic Research. 

2008-2009    Chairman, Economic and Development Group, Commission of “1404 Vision for I.R. of Iran”, Secretariat of Expediency Council of I.R. of Iran. 

PUBLICATIONS

Books (In Farsi)

“Macroeconomics, Vol. 1, 2.” By Gregory Mankiw, Translated by Hamid Reza Baradaran Shoraka and Ali Parsaian, Allameh Tabatabai University Publication, Tehran, 1995

“The State in a Changing World,” World Development Report 1997, Translated by Hamid-Reza Baradaran Shoraka et al., Institute for Trade Study and Research, 1997

“Strategic Trade Policy and New International Economics,” By Paul R. Krugman, Translated by Hamid-Reza Baradaran Shoraka et al., Institute for Trade Study and Research, 1997

“A Survey on Intra-Industry between Iran and Its Key Trade Partners,” Co-Authored with Saied Rasekhi et al., Institute for Trade Study and Research, 2008

Books (In English)

“Essays in Cross-Country Economic Growth,” University of Florida, 1992

“Pooled Cross-Country Data Set,” University of Florida, 1992, (Computer File)

Research Articles (In Farsi)

“A Summary about Investment Attraction from Countries in Indian Ocean Rim,” Iranian Journal of Trade Studies (IJTS), No.1, 1996

“Financial Burdens and Inflation Effects of Increasing the Salaries of Government Employees in the Associated Payment System,” Nashrieye Sazmane Omure Estekhdami, 1996

“A Survey of the Industrial Growth of Iran, Strategy of Industrial Export Development,” with B. Safavi, Iranian Journal of Trade Studies (IJTS), No. 3, 1997

“A Survey of the Industrial Growth Process in Iranian Economy with an Emphasis on Foreign Trade,” B. Safavi, Iranian Journal of Trade Studies (IJTS), No. 5, 1997

“A Survey of the Impact of Exports on Growth of the Iranian Economy’s Sectors,” with Sakineh Safari, Iranian Journal of Trade Studies (IJTS), No. 6, 1997

“A Distinguished  Lecture on Economics in Government, Big Bills Left on the Sidewalk: Why Some Nations are Rich and the Others Poor?,” By Mancur Olsen, Translated by Hamid-Reza Baradaran Shoraka, Journal of Economic Research, No. 3, Spring 1998

“Four Sources of Growth Accounting at Demand Side of the Economy: An Analysis Based on a Static IO Model,” with A. A. Banouei and M. Asgari, Journal of Economic Research and Policies, No. 16, 1999

“The Role of Export on Agriculture, Industry and Service Sector in Iran and Its Impact on Economic Growth Based on IO Model,” with A. A. Banouei et al., Proceeding of the Conference, Institute for Trade Study and Research, 1999

“The Effect of Obligated Credits in Investment and Economic Growth Based on the Framework of the Annual Budget Law,” Co-Authored with Davoud Cheraghi, Iranian Journal of Trade Studies (IJTS), No. 15, 2000

“Selection of Foreign Exchange System and Changes in the Effective Real Foreign Exchange Rate in Iran from 1973 to 1996,” Co-Authored with Farkhonde Jebelameli, Journal of Economic Research, No. 15, 2003

“The Oil Boom and the Rate of Saving in OPEC Countries,” Co-Authored with Jafar Kheirkhahan, Journal of Economic Research, No. 16, 2003

“A Survey of the Population and Employment in Sistan and Balochestan Province,” Institute for Trade Study and Research, 2003

“Trade Strategy and Industrial Development in Iran (From Qajar Dynasty to Islamic Revolution),” Co-Authored with Behrooz Zonouz, Journal of Budget and Planning, No. 81, 2004

“Planning and Specifications of the 4th Five Year Plan of Iran,” Policies and Management of Development and Growth Plans in Iran Conference, Proceeding of the Conference, 2004

“Measuring the Effects of Labor, Investment and Export on Growth with the use of Mixed Data,” Co-Authored with Mostafa Saffari, Iranian Journal of Trade Studies (IJTS), No.37, 2005

“Rebuilding the Government Structure and Millennium Goals for Development,” Working Paper, Center for Strategic Research, 2006

“The Iranian 20 Year Vision and the 4th Development Plan,” Institute for Study and Research on Management and Planning, 2006

“A Short Survey of the Oil Stabilizing Fund,” As a Chapter in Iranian Economic Development Book, Vol. 1, Center for Strategic Research, 2007

“The Role of Electronic Banking as a Development Structure in Banking Industry in Iran,” with I. Abidini, Proceeding of Islamic Banking Conference, 2007

“The Political Economy of the Low Growth Phenomenon in Iran,” Co-Authored with Kooros Sediqi, As a Chapter in Iranian Economic Development Book, Vol. 2, Center for Strategic Research, 2007

“Strategic Thought or Strategic Planning?” Working Paper, Center for Strategic Research, 2008

“Continuous-Time Macro-Econometric Model for the Iranian Economy,” Co-Authored with Roya Ale-Omran, No. 6, Journal of the Islamic Azad University, 2008

“Good Governance: The Key for East Asian Development,” Journal of Rahbord, No. 46, 2008

“Key Indicators of the Global Place of Turkey in 2023,” Journal of Rahbord, No. 46, 2008

“Oil Revenue and Human Capital,” Co-Authored with Saeed Malekosadati, Oil and Democracy Conference, Tehran, Proceeding of the Conference, 2008

“Comparison between the Dynamisms of Exchange Rates under Adaptive Expectations, Rational Expectations and Adaptive Learning,” with A. Ebrahim Zadeh Rodgar, Quarterly Journal of Basirat, Islamic Azad University, No. 39, 2008

“Explanation of Main Indicators in the Measurement of Efficiency of Large Public Universities in Iran,” with R. Dabagh, Journal of Research on Educational Systems, No 2(4), 2008

“The Relationship between Key Macroeconomic Variables and Key Accounting Variables in Iran,” with S. Motahari, Journal of Accounting Studies, No. 20, 2008

“The Strategic Vision of Turkey,” Working Paper, Center for Strategic Research, 2009

“Growth and Poverty: Asian Lessons Revisited,” Working Paper, Center for Strategic Research, 2009

“Saudi Arabia’s 2025 Vision,” Working Paper, Center for Strategic Research, 2009

“Impacts of Good Governance on Economic Growth in Selected Countries,” Co-Authored with Saeed Malekosadati, Journal of Rahbord, No. 49, 2009

“The Role of National Media in Introducing the 20 Years Vision of Iran,” 3rd Media and Economy Conference, Tehran, Proceedings of the Conference, 2009

“Strategic Vision of Islamic Countries,” Center for Strategic Research, No. 12, 2009

“An Investigation of Efficiency and Productivity in Twenty Four Comprehensive State Universities in Iran,” Co-Authored with Dabagh R., Iranian Journal of Higher Education, fall 2009, 2(2)

“The Effects of Financial Markets on Iran’s Industrial Growth,” with G. Abassi, Nameh-ye-Mofid, No. 15, January 2010

“The Codification of Main Indicators for Operation Assessment of Public Iranian Universities Using the Fuzzy Logic,” with R. Dabagh and S. Fizzy, Journal Psychology and Educational Sciences, Tehran University, 40(2), 2010

“The Effects of Inflation Targeting on Macroeconomic Performance: Inflation and Growth,” Co-authored with Yadollehzadeh Tabari N. A., Tahghighat-e-Eghtesadi, 2011, 46(95)

“A Futurist Study Concerning the Impacts of NBIC Technologies on Ethical, Social and           Political Spheres in Iran until 2025,” with A. Paya, M. Bahrami, and S.  M. Tabatabai, Rahyaft, 2012, 4

           

Research Articles (In English)

“Human Capital, Government Policy and Economic Growth across Countries,” Journal of Economic Management, Quarterly Journal of the Islamic Azad University, Vol. 14, Fall 1992

“Oil Price Shocks Impact on Transportation Sectors, Oil Consumption and Economic Growth across OECD Nations,” Co-Authored with Fazil Najafi, Proceeding of Transportation Specialty Conference, Edmonton. Canada. , May 1996

“A Quantitative Analysis of Sources of Growth for the Iranian Economy,” Co-Authored with Aliasghar Banouei and Manuchehr Asgari, Proceeding of the International Input-Output Association, New York, U.S.A., May 1998

“An Analysis of the Structural Changes in the Iranian Economy during 1969-1994 with Special Reference to the Foreign Trade Strategies,” International Journal of Humanities, Vol. 8, No. 3, September 2001

“Futures Studies in Iran: Learning through Trial and Error,” Co-Authored with Ali Paya, Journal of Futures, June, 2010

“Comparison of Oil Spill Contingency Plan for Florida with Other International Communities,” Co-Authored with Fazil Najafi and Javed Adnan, Proceeding of 90th Annual Meeting of the TRB, Washington D.C. January 2011

“Cost Effectiveness of Energy Generating Solar Plant Using Sea Water,” Co-Authored with Sara Rajkumari, Essy Tari, and Fazil T Najafi, Florida Energy Systems Consortium Workshop, Gainesville, Florida, May 2014

Magazine Articles (In Farsi)

“A Budget for Development,” Karafarin Magazine, No. 32, May 2005

“The Big Mistake,” Monthly Magazine of Ravande Eghtesadi, No. 34, Aug. 2007

“Liquidity Explosion: The Result of Government’s Indiscipline,” Monthly Magazine of Industry & Development, Spring 2008

“PAMFA 1404: The First Step in National Futurology Road,” with Ali Paya, Seyed Mohammad Tabatabai, Mohsen Bahrami et al., Rahyaft Magazine, No. 41, Spring 2009

Magazine Articles (In English)

“Economy of Wisdom,” Iran International Magazine, No. 26, November 2003

“Spontaneous and Untenable Economic Decisions,” Iran International Magazine, Nos. 46 & 47, May 2008

“Liquidity Explosion and Financial Indiscipline,” Iran International Magazine, Nos. 48&49, September 2008         

“Big Claims, Insignificant Achievements,” Iran International Magazine, Nos. 50&51, November 2008 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Economic Growth, Technology Transition, Human Capital, Industrial Development, Future Studies, International Economics, Budget and Planning, Economic Visionary, Solar Energy, Economy of Iran

KEY RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Survey on Sources of Growth with an Emphasis on Industrial Sub-Sectors, Ministry of Economic Affairs, 1997

Factors Affecting Iranian Economic Growth, Allameh Tabatabai University, 1998

Survey on Employment and Labor Market Problems, Research Deputy of Allameh Tabatabai University, 1998

Industrial Development of the South and the Khuzestan Region, Research Deputy of Allameh Tabatabai University, 1998

Survey on Role, Contribution and Arrangement of Governmental Firms and Institutions in Iran, Institute for Trade Studies and Research, 1999

Preparation of Social Accounting Matrix for Iranian Economy, Research Deputy of Allameh Tabatabai University, 2000 

Transformation of Comparative Advantages in the World, Opportunities and Challenges for Iran, Institute for Trade Study and Research, 2001

Comparative Advantages and Industrial Policies, Institute for Trade Study and Research, 2001

Preparation of 1404 Vision of I.R. of Iran, Management and Planning Organization of Iran, 2003

Preparation of the 4th Five Year Plan of Iran, Management and Planning Organization of Iran, 2004

Preparation of Future Study Framework, Institute for Management and Planning Studies, 2005

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