Hadi S Esfahani

1983 …2019
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Hadi Esfahani, Director of CSAMES, is a Professor of Economics and Business Administration. Dr. Esfahani is a distinguished scholar and educator in economics with a long and successful career at Illinois. His research focuses on theoretical and empirical issues in the political economy of development; the role of country institutions in the formation and reform of fiscal, trade, and regulatory policies, especially in the Middle East region. He has been a consultant to the World Bank on regulation in developing countries. He was previously CSAMES director from 2009 to 2011.

Office Address

220 International Studies Building
910 South Fifth Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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Iran Social Sciences
women's employment Social Sciences
public enterprise Social Sciences
reform Social Sciences
islamism Social Sciences
economy Social Sciences
economic growth Earth & Environmental Sciences
entrepreneur Social Sciences

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Research Output 1983 2019

Middle East and North Africa

The effect of fiscal system reform on fiscal policy outcomes

Lee, S. & Esfahani, H. S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Scottish Journal of Political Economy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fiscal policy


Bahramitash, R. & Esfahani, H. S., 2016, Political and Socio-Economic Change in the Middle East and North Africa. Bahramitash, R. & Esfahani, H. S. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 1-20

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Political and Socio-Economic Change in the Middle East and North Africa

Bahramitash, R. (ed.) & Esfahani, H. S. (ed.), 2016, Palgrave Macmillan UK. 202 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Political economics
Middle East and North Africa
Economic change