Ahmad Jalali-Naini - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Ahmad Jalali-Naini

Research Fellows

Chairman, Institute for Research in Planning & Development

Areas of Interest:

  • Monetary Theory and Policy
  • Financial Economics


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of International Studies, University of California, USA, 1987
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Kent, USA, 1986 M.P.A., Public Administration, New York University, USA,1978
  • M.A., Economics, University of Southern California, USA,1976
  • B.A., (honor list) Economics, University of San Francisco, USA, 1974


  • Faculty member, Economics Department, Institute for Management and Planning Studies, 1993-present
  • Research Consultant, Petroleum Market Analysis Department, OPEC, Vienna, Nov.2004-present
  • Chairman, Department of Economics, the Institute for Management and Planning Studies (IMPS, formerly IRPD), Tehran, Iran, 2000-Apr.2004

Latest Publications:

  • Economic Growth and Economic Policy in Iran: 1950-2003, in J. Nugent and M. H. Pesaran (eds.), Explaining Growth in the Middle East, 2007, Amsterdam and Boston: Elsevier.
  • The Impact of Financial markets on the Price of Oil and Volatility, December 2006.
  • Price Volatility, Hedging and Variable Risk Premium in the Crude oil Market (with M. kazemi-Manesh) OPEC Review, Volume XXX, No. 2, June 2006.
Working Papers

Foreign Exchange Policy & Management During Structural Adjustment: The Case of Iran

Abstract An important ingredient of structural adjustment policies is the reform of the foreign exchange system. ... read more


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