SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Massoud Karshenas

BSc (Econ), MSc (Econ) (London), PhD (Cantab)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Modules Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Hassan Sherry, Industrialisation in the MENA Region: The Case of Egypt, Turkey and Iran (working title)
  • Heresh Doski, The Oil sectorial strategy of the KRG
  • Jiayi Han, The Division of Labor and Integration: A Study of Industrialization in the Pearl River Delta Region of China
  • Pauline Ravillard, The Role of Labour Unions in Explaining the Productivity-Wage Gap

Expertise

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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • Near and Middle East
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Karshenas, Massoud (1995) Industrialization and Agricultural Surplus: A Comparative Study of Economic Development in Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Karhenas, Masood (1990) Oil, State and Industrialization in Iran. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Articles

Karshenas, Massoud (2016) 'Power, Ideology, and Global Development: On the Origins, Evolution and Achievements of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development'. Development and Change, (47) 4, pp 664-685.

Karshenas, Massoud and van der Geest, Willem (2016) 'Market Access, Growth, and Poverty Reduction in a Kaldorian framework'. Journal of Income Distribution, (24) 3-4, pp 54-80.

Karshenas, Massoud (2015) 'Social Development, Income Distribution and Poverty under the Islamic Republic in a Comparative Perspective'. Iran Nameh: A Quarterly of Iranian Studies, (30) 1, pp LXX-LXXXII.

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

Karshenas, Massoud 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, pp 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.

Edited Books or Journals

Charmlou, Nadereh and Karshenas, Massoud, (eds.), (2016) Women, Work and Welfare in the Middle East and North Africa: The Role of Socio-demographics, Entrepreneurship and Public Policies. London: Imprerial College Press.

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

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

Book Chapters

Karshenas, Massoud and Moghadam, Valentine M. and Chamlou, Nadereh (2016) 'Women, Work and Welfare in the Middle East and North African: Introduction and Overview.'. In: Chamlou, Nadereh and Karshenas, Massoud, (eds.), Women, Work and Welfare in the Middle East and North Africa: The Role of Socio-demographics, Entrepreneurship and Public Policies. London: Imperial College Press, pp 1-29.

Karshenas, Massoud 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, Massoud 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. Abingdon: 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.

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.

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. Abingdon: 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. New Delhi: Tulika Books (India), pp 257-287.

Karshenas, Massoud (2001) 'Structural Obstacles to Economic Adjustment in the MENA Region: The International Trade Aspects´┐Ż'. In: Hakimian, H and Moshaver, Z, (eds.), The State and Global Change: the Political Economy of Transition in the Middle East and North Africa. London: 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. Reading: Ithaca Press, pp 92-147.

Karshenas, Massoud (2000) 'Aid Effectiveness, Coordination Failures, and Ownership'. 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.

Monographs and Working Papers

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

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.

Conference Items

Hakimian, Hassan and Karshenas, Massoud (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]

 

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