Almas Heshmati is Professor of Economics at the Jönköping University (Sweden). He was professor of Economics at the Sogang University, Korea University, Seoul National University, University of Kurdistan at Hawler, RATIO Institute, Stockholm and MTT Agrifood Research, Helsinki and Research Fellow at the World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), The United Nations University, Helsinki during 2001-2004. From 1998 until 2001, he was an Associate Professor of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.

He has a Ph.D. degree from the University of Gothenburg (1994), where he held a Senior Researcher position until 1998. His research interests include agricultural economics, development economics, energy economics, industrial organization, labor, globalization, income distribution, productivity, efficiency, growth, health care and capital structure. He is member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Panel Data. His publications include papers in the Agricultural Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, Applied Financial Economics, Econometric Reviews, Economic Theory, Empirical Economics, European Journal of Operational Research, Global Economy Journal, International Journal of Industrial Organization, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Journal of the World System Research, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, and Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2000.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 8145
published as 'Alternative Renewable Energy Production Technologies' in: The Development of Renewable Energy Sources and its Significance for the Environment, 2015, 31-64
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8003
forthcoming in: International Research Journal of Finance and Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7989
published as 'Impact of Renewable Energy Development on Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction' in: The Development of Renewable Energy Sources and its Significance for the Environment, 2015, pp. 119-146
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7851
Published in: Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 2015, 23(3), 407-421.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7708
Sungwook Cho, Almas Heshmati
Published in: Journal of Economic Studies, 2015, 42(1), 20-33.