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Saleh S. Tabrizy

Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
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Saleh S. Tabrizy

Associate Professor

Saleh Sahabeh Tabrizy

Department: Tom Love Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Office: Price Hall 3005D
Phone: (405) 325-1638
Address: 1003 Asp Ave., Price Hall 3005D
Norman, OK 73019

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 An economist by training, Saleh Sahabeh Tabrizy, PhD, joined the Tom Love Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Fall 2021. Prior to that, he was a faculty member at Department of Economics, Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences (Fall 2015-Spring 2021). His primary research interest is in international economics. He is also interested in the economics of development, innovation, and growth. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals—examples include The World Economy, Open Economies Review, Southern Economic Journal, Review of Development Economics, and Economics of Innovation and New Technology. Professor Tabrizy currently teaches graduate-level courses in economics and econometrics. In recognition of his outstanding teaching contributions, he received the Harold E. Hackler Outstanding MBA Professor Award (PT) in Spring 2023 and the John H. and Jane M. Patten Teaching Award in Spring 2021. He is also on the editorial review board for Journal of African Business, published by Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.

2010 – 2015: Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

2009 – 2010: A.S.C. in International Economic Policy Research, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

2007 – 2009: M.Sc. in International Economics and Finance, Otto-Von-Guericke University of Magdeburg

2002 – 2006: B.A. in Economics, Allameh Tabataba'i University

'Exchange Rate and Agricultural Trade: Evidence from Iran' (with Behzad Fakari Sardehae and Naser Shahnoushi Foroushani), Economics Bulletin, Forthcoming.

'Inflation in Iran: An Empirical Assessment of the Key Determinants' (with Maryam Hemmati and Yashar Tarverdi), Journal of Economic Studies, Forthcoming.

'Gendered Effects of Sanctions on Manufacturing Employment: Evidence from Iran’ (with Firat Demir), Review of Development Economics, Volume 26, Issue 4, PP. 2040-2069, November 2022.

‘Exchange Rates and Trade Balances: Effects of Intra-Industry Trade and Vertical Specialization’ (with Rebecca Neumann), Open Economies Review, Volume 32, Issue 3, PP. 613-647, July 2021.

‘Political Agreements and Exporting Activities: An Empirical Assessment of the Effects of the JCPOA Agreement on Iran’s Exports’ (with Ali Dadpay), Comparative Economic Studies, Volume 63, Issue 1, PP. 147-180. Mar. 2021.  

‘Industrial Research and Development and Real Exchange Rate Depreciation in a Small Open Economy’ The World Economy, Volume 43, Issue 9, PP. 2490-2523, September 2020.

‘Is ‘No News’ Really ‘Good News’? Country Visibility and the Location Choice in Foreign Direct Investment’ (with Laurel Adams and Rebecca Neumann), International Review of Applied Economics, Volume 32, Issue 4, PP. 489-524, May 2018.

‘Productivity and Offshoring Innovative Activities’ Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Volume 26, Issue 6, PP. 501-515, June 2017.

‘An Empirical Assessment of the Effects of Trade in Innovative Tasks on Innovation Output’ Southern Economic Journal, Volume 82, Issue 1, PP. 307-334, July 2015.