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. 7695
Junghee Han, Almas Heshmati
published in: International Journal of Innovation Management, 2016, 20(7), 235-257.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7487
Almas Heshmati, Flávio Lenz-Cesar
published in: Research Evaluation, 2015, 24(3), 293-311.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7235
Yeimin Chung, Almas Heshmati
published in: Journal of Cleaner Production, 2015, 104, 380-391.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7162
Biwei Su, Almas Heshmati
published in: China Economic Policy Review, 2013, 2(1), 1-29.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6637
published in: Journal of Economics Surveys, 2014, 28(5), 862-888.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6263
Biwei Su, Almas Heshmati
Published in: China Economic Policy Review, 2014, 2(2), 1-30.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6252
Biwei Su, Almas Heshmati
published in: Singapore Economic Review, 2016, 60(3).
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6169
published in: Boğaziçi Journal Review of Social, Economic and Administrative Studies, 2012, 26 (2), 27-89.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6018
published as 'Analysis of Landmine Fatalities and Injuries in the Kurdistan Region' in: Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30(5), 2015, 2591-2615.