Associate Professor and Academic Director of the International School of Economics, at Tbilisi State University. Adj. Associate Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University.
Professor Asali holds a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University; an MA in economics, and a BA in economics and accounting from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He held teaching positions at Columbia University and New York University, and was a visiting assistant professor at Union College. His teaching and research interests include applied microeconomics, labor economics, econometrics, and time series econometrics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12101
Muhammad Asali, Rusudan Gurashvili
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11423
revised version forthcoming as 'A Tale of Two Tracks' in: Education Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11056
Muhammad Asali, Norberto Pignatti, Sophiko Skhirtladze
revised version published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2018, 46 (4), 1294-1309.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8892
revised version forthcoming as 'Compulsory military service and future earnings: evidence from a natural experiment' in: Defence and Peace Economics