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Investigation the Impact of Exchange Rate Uncertainty on Economic Growth in Iran by Neural Networks

Mojtaba Kazemi; Seyed Abdolmajid Jalaee Esfand Abadi; Hossein Akbari Fard

Volume 4, Issue 15 , August 2014, , Pages 40-25

  In this paper, in order to empirically examine and predict the effect of exchange rate uncertainty on economic growth in Iran over the period 1959 to 2010, econometrics methods and artificial neural network are applied. For this purpose, at first the exchange rate uncertainty is calculated by the generalized ...  Read More

An Investigation of Democracy and Economic Growth Nexus: A Case Study for D-8 Countries

Hassan Heidari; Roghayyeh Alinezhad; Javad Jahangirzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 15 , August 2014, , Pages 60-41

  This study aims to investigate the potential threshold effects in the relationship between democracy and economic growth for the D-8 countries over the period 1996-2011. In this investigation we also introduce other variables including education expenditures, government consumption expenditures, agricultural ...  Read More

The Impact of Economic Growth, Trade and Financial Development on the Environmental Quality in Iran (on the Basis of Complex Index)

Mohammad Reza Lotfalipour; Mohammadali Falahi; Had i Esmaeilpour Moghaddam

Volume 4, Issue 15 , August 2014, , Pages 76-61

  Undesirable environmental changes such as global warming and greenhouse gases emissions rising have created much concerns worldwide during recent decades. Environmental problems emerged from economic activities  have become a controversial problem due to achieve higher economic growth rate. The ...  Read More

The Effect of Knowledge-Based Economy Index on the Relationship between Fiscal Corruption Perception and Economic Growth (Dynamic Panel Data Approach)

Sohrab Delangizan; Mohammad Sharif Karimi; Zeinab Khalvandi

Volume 4, Issue 15 , August 2014, , Pages 104-87

  Financial corruption affects on economy’s health via  different channels which the most important channel is distortions in the allocation of resources. On the other hand, the level of knowledge-based economy also can affect on behaviour of factors of production. An important question is whether ...  Read More

Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Government Size on the Growth of Employment in Iran During 1976-2011 (Using Bounds Test)

Behzad Alipour; Mehdi Pedram; Soheila Mojadami

Volume 4, Issue 14 , May 2014, , Pages 74-63

  Employment is one of the triple basic factors of production i.e. land, labor, and capital; unlike other factors, labor cannot be stored, and this power will be lost if it cannot be used in production. Therefore, the necessity of the analysis of the employment is of special importance. The question of ...  Read More

Investigation the Relationship between Non-oil Exports, Foreign Investment and Economic Growth in the MENA Region

Zahra Jalili

Volume 4, Issue 13 , January 2014, , Pages 42-29

  An increase in production and economic growth leads to more and better opportunities for economic prosperity and enter to new scope. Exports, as one of the sources of national income can lead to the GDP growth, and foreign investment as the largest source of external finance in developing countries with ...  Read More

Relationship between International Tourism and Economic Growth (Case Study: Selected Countries of OIC)

Shirin Arbabian; Batol Rafat; Maryam Ashrafian Pour

Volume 4, Issue 13 , January 2014, , Pages 116-97

  Tourism as a highest earning industry in the world can play an important role in the economic growth of countries. On the other hand, economic growth can also lead to the development of tourism facilities and infrastructure and finally to tourism development. Therefore, in this study the relationship ...  Read More

Life Expectancy and Economic Growth in Iran: Smooth Transition Regression (STR) Approach

Ahmad Jafari Samimi; Jalal Montazeri Shoorekchali; Musa Tatar

Volume 4, Issue 13 , January 2014, , Pages 128-117

  Regarding the important role of health in economic growth and development, the purpose of the present paper is to investigate the impact of life expectancy, as the most important indicator of health, on economic growth in Iran during 1965-2009. The estimated Smooth Transition Regression (STR) model supports ...  Read More

Threshold Effects of Financial Development on Economic Growth in D-8 Countries

Kiumars Shahbazi; Lesyan Saeidpour

Volume 3, Issue 12 , November 2013, , Pages 38-21

  This paper investigates the threshold effects of financial development on economic growth in D-8 countries for the period of 1980 to 2011, using Panel Smooth Transition Regression (PSTR) model as one of the most prominent regime-switching models. For this end, domestic credit to private sector as percent ...  Read More

Estimating Effect of Regional Economic Discriminations on States' Economic Growth in Iran

Morteza Ezzati; Leila i Shahriyar; Mohaddese Najafi; Ali Shafiei

Volume 3, Issue 12 , November 2013, , Pages 56-39

  In this paper we design an index for measuring regional discrimination and estimating regional economic discriminations effect on states’ economic growth in Iran. We use panel data econometric method for the years 2000-2010. The conclusions indicate that positive discriminations for states that ...  Read More

The Effect of an Uncertain Capital Return on Economic Growth; a Case Study of Iran

Abolghasem Esnaashari; Mohammad Hossein Pourkazemi; Asghar Abolhasani Hastiani; Ahmad Lotfi Mazraeshahi

Volume 3, Issue 12 , November 2013, , Pages 88-75

  The internal saving in a country, is the most important source for financing and economic growth. These savings are confronted with risk of a volatile rate of return to capital. The uncertainty in the rate of return on capital may lead to distorted economic decisions by the savers, consumers and investors. ...  Read More

The Impact of Human Development Index on Economic Growth in Iran (Based on Markov – Switching Model)

Ali Asadi; Seyed Meysam Esmaeili

Volume 3, Issue 12 , November 2013, , Pages 104-89

  In recent decades, the issues related to human capital and its impact on economic growth have been important. In this regard, the main objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of human development on economic growth in the period of 1971 -2012 in Iran. Therefore, according to the purpose of ...  Read More

The Study of the Effect of Entrepreneurship on Economic Growth in Selected Countries

Ahmad Sabahi; Ali Akbar Naji Meidani; Elahe Soleimani

Volume 3, Issue 11 , September 2013, , Pages 18-9

  This study examines the impact of entrepreneurship on economic growth in selected countries, using data from the 2008 addresses. The study is applicational and gathering of data is doing through attributive style. Using the Romer endogenous growth model, variables that influence the growth of entrepreneurship, ...  Read More

Investigation of the Effect of Financial Development on Economic Growth: A Comparative Study in OECD and UMI Countries

Abbasali Abounoori; Manizheh Teimoury

Volume 3, Issue 11 , September 2013, , Pages 40-29

  In this research, it has been tried to analyze the effect of financial development on economic growth in selected member States of Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development with Upper Middle Income countries and compare them with each other. To do this, 5 financial development indicators have ...  Read More

Social Capital, Health Capital and Economic Growth in the Middle East Countries

Hasan Heidari; Hamidreza Faaljou; Elmnaz Nazariyan; Yousef Mohammadzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 11 , September 2013, , Pages 74-57

  There are several studies that show social capital and health capital have impressive effect on economic growth. On the other hand, many researches in the health and community field, prove close relationship between social capital and health capital. So, this study examines and evaluates the health and ...  Read More

An Assessment of the Elasticity of Human Capital in Uzawa–Lucas’s Growth Model for the Economy of Iran

Hossein Haji Khodazadeh; Rasul Bakhshi Dastjerdi; Hamid Reza Nasirizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 11 , September 2013, , Pages 96-85

  Human capital has always been of high importance in economic growth literature. In this regard, several studies have tried to explain the role of this variable via the use of different models. The present study, in line with the previous ones, going to estimate the share of human capital in Iranian economy ...  Read More

The Effects of Resources Curse Phenomena on Financial Development and Economic Growth: A Dynamic Panel Approach

Zivar Asadi; Javid Bahrami; Reza Talebloo

Volume 3, Issue 10 , June 2013, , Pages 26-9

  This paper evaluates the role played by financial development in economic growth, and also, the effect of economic growth on financial development of thirty six oil vis-à-vis nonoil economies during 1982-2011. Based on a panel of 5- years averages, we apply System Generalized Method of Moments ...  Read More

Investigation and Forecasting of the Effects of Exchange Rate Increase on Economic Growth of Major Economic Sectors of Iran (1976-2014)

Hadi Ghaffari; Mehdi Jalouli; Ali Changi Ashtiani

Volume 3, Issue 10 , June 2013, , Pages 58-41

  International sanctions against Iran have been lead to an increase in demand of foreign exchange and ultimately cause an increase in exchange rate. In this study, we aim to investigate and forecast the consequences of exchange rate increase on economic growth of major economic sectors of Iran during ...  Read More

Investigation of the Effects of Financial Development on Economic Growth in D8 Countries Group: a Bootstrap Panel Granger Causality Analysis

Abdolali Monsef; Leila Torki; Seyed Jaber Alavi

Volume 3, Issue 10 , June 2013, , Pages 92-73

  There are different perspectives about the relationship between financial development and economic growth. The question has raised among economists is that whether the economic growth is affected by financial development or economic growth causes financial development? This study investigates the direction ...  Read More

Public and Private Health Expenditure and their Impacts on the Long-Term Economic Growth of Selected Countries: Bayesian Model Averaging Approach

Fathollah Tari; Mohammad Shirijian; Mohsen Mehrara; Hossein Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 10 , June 2013, , Pages 106-93

  Identifying the factors that contribute to sustained economic growth of countries is the main concerns of economic researchers. The present paper employs a Bayesian econometrics approach based on Bayesian Model Averaging (BMA) method to investigate the effect of public and private health expenditure ...  Read More

The Effects of R&D Spillovers and Innovation of Iran's Trade Partners on Iran's Economic Growth (2000-2009)

Ahmad Googerdchian; Fatemeh Rahimi

Volume 3, Issue 9 , April 2013, , Pages 24-9

  The process of technology growth through internal research and development (R&D) is slow and expensive in developing countries. Technology has an inevitable role in production and industry; therefore countries will be able to benefit from spillovers effects through bilateral trade. In other words, ...  Read More

A Comparative Survey of Financial Development Effect on Economic Growth at Asymmetric Information Situation (Case Study of Selected Developed and Developing Countries)

Morteza Sameti; Homayoun Ranjbar; Monireh Hematzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 9 , April 2013, , Pages 40-25

  This study seeks to investigate the relationship between the development of financial sector and real sector in an economy under the asymmetric information because true growth is conditioned to the development of the financial structure, so that, countries with more developed financial sector, enjoy ...  Read More

Survey of Foreign Direct Investment Growth on Employment in Iran (ARDL Approach)

Mahdi Fadaee; Shayesteh Kazemi

Volume 3, Issue 9 , April 2013, , Pages 84-71

  One of the ways to create jobs is increasing the capacities of jobs through new investments. The aim of  this research is to analyze the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) on job creation in Iran. Thus, 1970-2010 statistical data have been used to survey the relationship between foreign ...  Read More

Measuring the Impact of Internet on Economic Growth in Selected Countries: the Panel Cointegration Approach

Reza Najarzadeh; Farzad Rahimzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 9 , April 2013, , Pages 98-85

  Undoubtedly, the Internet has affected the country's economic and financial interactions. Therefore, in this paper, the effect of Internet on economic growth has been studied. To this end, data of 140 countries collected in the period 1995 to 2010 and after review of data stationary and their cointegration ...  Read More

Instability of Export and Economic Growth in Iran: Estimation and Predication from the Perspective of GMDH Neural Network

Jahangir Biyabani; Asghar Abolhassani Hastiyani; Bita Shayegani; Mahdi Haghgou

Volume 3, Issue 9 , April 2013, , Pages 112-99

  The important role of export in economic growth and development and its impact on different economic sectors constitute a broad and significant issue upon which a large number of economists have been concentrating their minds, and has even branched out extensively into other scientific fields. In this ...  Read More