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. 1734
Almas Heshmati, Jong-Eun Oh
published in: European Journal of Comparative Economics, 2006, 3(2), 133-170
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1727
published in: Betti and Lemmi (eds.), Advances in Income Inequality and Concentration Measures, Routledge: London, 2008
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1596
published in: Global Economic Review, 2005, 32(3), 261-290
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1578
published in: Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati (eds.), Roadmap to Bangalore? Globalization, the EU's Lisbon Process, the Structures of Global Inequality, Nova Science Publishers, USA, 2007
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1338
published in: A. Heshmati ; A. Tausch (eds.), Roadmap to Bangalore? Globalization, the EU Lisbon Process and the Structure of Global Inequality, Hauppauge and New York, 2007, 109-137
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1307
published in: A. Heshmati (ed.), Global Trends in Income Inequality, Hauppauge and New York, 2007, 121-155
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1277
published in: Nissanke and Thorbecke (eds.), The Impact of Globalization on the Worlds Poor, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, 2006