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Department of Economics

Professor Massoud Karshenas

BSc (Econ), MSc (Econ) (London), PhD (Cantab)

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Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Iranian Studies

Member

Name:
Professor Massoud Karshenas
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020 7898 4535
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SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
268
Office Hours:
Tuesdays from 12:00 to 14:00

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Regional Expertise
  • Near and Middle East
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Publications

Authored Books

Karshenas, Masood Industrialization and Agricultural Surplus: A Comparative Study of Economic Development in Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Karhenas, Masood Oil, State and Industrialization in Iran. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Edited Books

Karshenas, Massoud and Moghadam, Valentin M., eds. (2006) Social Policy in the Middle East: Economic, Political and Gender Dynamics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Karshenas, Masood and Moghadam, Valentine M., eds. (2006) Social Policy in the Middle East: Economic, Political and Gender Dynamics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

Karshenas, Masood and Moshaver, Ziba (2012) 'The political economy of rentierism in Iran.' In: Kamrava, Mehran, (ed.), The Political Economy of the Persian Gulf. London: Hurst, pp. 251-274.

Karshenas, Masood and Malik, Adeel (2011) 'Oil in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Dependecne, distortions and distribution.' In: Collier, Paul and Venables, Tony, (eds.), Plundered Nations? Success and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction. Bsingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 114-150.

Karshenas, Massoud (2007) 'Real Exchange Rates, Labor Markets and Manufacturing Exports in a Global Perspective.' In: Shaikh, A., (ed.), Globalization and the Myths of Free Trade. History, Theory, and Empirical Evidence. Routledge, pp. 139-173.

Karshenas, Massoud (2007) 'Real exchange rates, labour markets and manufacturing exports in a global perspective.' In: Shaikh, Anwar, (ed.), Globalization and Myth of Free Trade. New York: Routledge, pp. 139-173. (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy)

Karshenas, Massoud (2007) 'Poverty and Growth in least developed countries: Some measurement and conceptual issues.' In: Shaikh, Anwar, (ed.), Globalization and Myth of Free Trade. New York: Routledge, pp. 215-256. (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy Series)

Karshenas, Massoud and Hakimian, Hassan (2007) 'Managing Oil Resources and Economic Diversification in Iran.' In: Katouzian, Homa and Hossein, Shahidi, (eds.), Iran in the 21st Century: Politics, Economics and Confrontation. Routledge.

Karshenas, Massoud and Moghadam, Valentine M. (2006) 'Social Policy in the Middle East: Introduction and Overview.' In: Karshenas, Massoud and Moghadam, Valentine M., (eds.), Social Policy in the Middle East: Economic, Political and Gender Dynamics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-30.

Karshenas, Massoud (2003) 'Globalization and Structural Change in Africa: Is the Asian Model Relevant?' In: Ghosh, J and Chandrasekhar, CP, (eds.), Work and Well Being in the Age of Finance. Tulika Books (India), pp. 257-287.

Karshenas, Massoud (2001) 'Structural Obstacles to Economic Adjustment in the MENA Region: The International Trade Aspects�.' In: Hakimian, H and Moshaver, Z, (eds.), The State and Global Change: the Political Economy of Transition in the Middle East and North Africa. Curzon Press (UK), pp. 59-80.

Karshenas, Massoud (2001) 'Economic Liberalization, �Competitiveness, and Women�s Employment in the Middle East and North Africa.' In: Salehi-Isfahani, D, (ed.), Labour and Human Capital in the Middle East. Ithaca Press (UK), pp. 92-147.

Karshenas, Massoud (2000) 'Aid Effectiveness, Coordination Failures, and Ownership.' In: The Least Developed Countries 2000 Report: The Challenge of Financing Development in the LDCs. UNCTAD: Geneva, pp. 171-207.

Karshenas, Massoud (1997) 'Structural Adjustment and the Iranian Economy.' In: Shafiq, N, (ed.), Economic Challenges Facing Middle East and North African Countries. Macmillan (London-Basingstoke), pp. 202-224.

Karshenas, Massoud (1997) 'Macroeconomic Policies, Structural Change and Employment in the Middle East and North Africa.' In: Khan, A.R. and Muqtada, M., (eds.), Employment Expansion and Macroeconomic Stability under Increasing Globalization. London: Macmillan, pp. 320-396.

Articles

Karshenas, Masood and Moghadam, Valentine M. and Alami, Randa (2014) 'Social Policy after the Arab Spring: States and Social Rights in the MENA Region.' World Development, 64 . pp. 726-739.

Karshenas, Masood and Pyatt, Graham (2012) 'On the Cross-Country Relationship between Poverty, Income Distribution and Growth.' Journal of Income Distribution, 22 (3-4). pp. 1-46.

Karshenas, Masood (2010) 'Global Poverty Estimates and the Millennium Goals: Towards a Unified Framework.' Journal of Income Distribution, 19 . pp. 3-32.

Karshenas, Masood and Moghadam, Valentine M. (2009) 'Bringing social policy back in: a look at the Middle East and North Africa.' International Journal of Social Welfare, 18 (s1). s52-s61.

Karshenas, Massoud and Hakimian, Hassan (2005) 'Oil, Economic Diversification and the Democratic Process in Iran.' Iranian Studies, 38 (1). pp. 67-90.

Karshenas, Massoud (2004) ''Urban Bias', Intersectoral Resource Flows and the Macroeconomic Implications of Agrarian Relations: The Historical Experience of Japan and Taiwan.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 4 (1-2). pp. 170-189.

Karshenas, Massoud (2003) 'Global Poverty: National Accounts Based versus Survey Based Estimates.' Development and Change, vol. 3 . pp. 673-812.

Karshenas, Massoud (2002) 'Generalized poverty, domestic resource availability and economic growth.' The Least Developed Countries 2002 Report: Attacking poverty in the LDCs, vol. C . pp. 69-100.

Karshenas, Massoud (2002) 'The Nature and Dynamics of Poverty in the LDCs.' The Least Developed Countries 2002 Report: Attacking poverty in the LDCs, vol. C . pp. 39-67.

Karshenas, Massoud (2001) 'Agriculture and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.' Cambridge Journal of Economics, 25 (3). pp. 315-342.

Karshenas, Massoud (2001) 'Agriculture and Economic Development in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.' Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 2 . pp. 315-342.

Karshenas, Massoud and Moghadam, VM (2001) 'Female Labour Force Participation and Economic Adjustment in the MENA Region.' Research in Middle East Economics, 4 . pp. 51-74.

Karshenas, Massoud (2000) 'Relative Prices and the International Comparison of Real Agricultural Output and Productivity.' The Journal of Peasant Studies, 27 ( n . pp. 112-138.

Karshenas, Massoud (2000) 'Oil and Economic Development in Iran since the Revolution.' The Dynamics of Iranian National Economy, . pp. 41-92.

Karshenas, Massoud (2000) 'Domestic Resource Mobilization, External Finance and Vulnerability.' The Least Developed Countries 2000 Report: The Challenge of Financing Development in the LDCs . pp. 25-52.

Karshenas, Massoud (2000) 'Labour Market Flexibility and Economic Adjustment: A Cross-Regional and Cross-Country Analysis 9938.' The Economic Research Forum for Aran Countries, Iran and Turkey (ERF) Working paper . pp. 1-56.

Karshenas, Massoud (1996) 'Dynamic Economies and the Critique of Urban Bias.' Journal of Peasant Studies, 24, no . pp. 60-102.

Conference or Workshop Items

Hakimian, Hassan and Karshenas, Masood (2012) Inclusive Growth in MENA: Employment and Poverty Dimensions in a Comparative Context. In: FEMISE Annual Conference 2012 , 23-24 November 2012, Marrakech (Morocco). (Unpublished)

Monographs

Hakimian, Hassan and Said, Mona and Karshenas, Masood and Alami, Randa (2014) Inclusive Growth in MENA: Employment and Poverty Dimensions in a Comparative Context. Marseille: FEMISE. (Forthcoming)

Karshenas, Massoud (2008) Poverty Trends in Least Developed Countries. Geneva.

Karshenas, Massoud and Abu-Ismail, Khalid and Mackinley, Terry (2006) Macroeconomic Policies for Growth, Employmen and Poverty Reduction in Yemen. Beirut, Lebanon: UNDP.

Karshenas, Massoud (2004) The Lewis Model and the Diverging Development Paths of Asia and Africa. SOAS. (Unpublished)

Karshenas, Massoud (2004) Global Poverty Estimates and the Millennium Goals: Towards a Unified Framework.

Karshenas, Massoud (2001) Measurement and Nature of Absolute Poverty in Least Developed Countries. London, UK: School of Oriental and African Studies.

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