Kamiar Mohaddes - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Kamiar Mohaddes

Research Fellows

Faculty of Economics & Girton College, University of Cambridge


Areas of Interest:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Energy Economics
  • Global and National Macroeconometric Modelling

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Cambridge, 2011
  • M.Phil., Economics, University of Cambridge, 2006
  • B.Sc., Economics (First Class), University of Warwick, UK, 2004

Experience:

  • 10/2017 – present: Affiliated Senior Research Fellow, Cambridge-INET Institute, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • 06/2017 – present: Thematic Co-Leader of the Macroeconomics Theme, Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt.
  • 08/2016 – present: Research Associate, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA), Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Australia.
  • 07/2016 – present: Associate Editor, Middle East Development Journal.
  • 06/2016 – present: Associate Fellow, USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), University of Southern California, USA.

Latest Publications:

  • Is There a Debt-threshold Effect on Output Growth?, with A. Chudik, M. H. Pesaran, and M. Raissi, forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Long-Run Effects in Large Heterogeneous Panel Data Models with Cross-Sectionally Correlated Errors, with Alexander Chudik, M. H. Pesaran, and M. Raissi, forthcoming in R. Carter Hill, Gloria Gonzalez-Rivera, and Tae-Hwy Lee (eds.), Advances in Econometrics (Volume 36): Essays in Honor of Aman Ullah, Emerald Publishing.
  • Commodity Price Volatility and the Sources of Growth, with T. Cavalcanti and M. Raissi, forthcoming in Journal of Applied Econometrics.
  • The Global Impact of the Systemic Economies and MENA Business Cycles, with P. Cashin and M. Raissi, forthcoming in I. A. Elbadawi and H. Selim (eds.), Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economies. Cambridge University Press.
  • The Differential Effects of Oil Demand and Supply Shocks on the Global Economy (2014), with P. Cashin, M. Raissi and M. Raissi, Energy Economics 44, pp. 113-134.
  • An Empirical Growth Model for Major Oil Exporters (2014), with H. S. Esfahani and M. H. Pesaran, Journal of Applied Econometrics 29:1, pp. 1–21.
  • One Hundred Years of Oil Income and the Iranian Economy: A Curse or a Blessing? (2014), with M. H. Pesaran, in P. Alizadeh and H. Hakimian (eds.), Iran and the Global Economy: Petro Populism, Islam and Economic Sanctions. Routledge, London.
Policy Briefs

Can Sovereign Wealth Funds Mitigate the Negative Impact of Volatility?

In a nutshell Commodity price volatility harms economic growth of natural resource dependent countries, which tends ... read more


Working Papers

The U.S. Oil Supply Revolution and the Global Economy

This paper investigates the global macroeconomic consequences of falling oil prices due to the oil ... read more


Working Papers

Oil, Volatility and Institutions: Cross-Country Evidence From Major Oil Producers

This paper examines the long-run effects of oil revenue and its volatility on economic growth ... read more


Working Papers

Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Dampen the Negative Effects of Commodity Price Volatility?

This paper studies the impact of commodity terms of trade (CToT) volatility on economic growth ... read more



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