Shahdad Naghshpour, Ph.D.

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Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Economics, Oklahoma State University, 1988
Master of Science, Statistics, Oklahoma State University, 1981
Master of Arts, Economics, Western Michigan University, 1977
Bachelor of Science, Economics, Tehran University, 1975



Professional Honors and Achievements

Dr. Naghshpour has over 50 publications in journals such as Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, Journal of Economics and Finance, Review of Regional Studies, International Journal of trade and Global Markets, International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, Politics and Policy, International Journal of economic Policy in Emerging Economies, among others. He is the coauthor of Revolutionary Iran and the United States: Low-intensity Conflict in the Persian Gulf book. Dr. Naghshpour received the Distinguished Professorship Award for 2008-09 in the category of Research. In 1999, Dr. Naghshpour received the Teaching Excellence Award of College of Business Administration. He has received grants and has been a consultant to numerous State agencies, such as Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District, and Gulf Regional Planning Commission.

Publications

1.         “Exchange Rate Volatility and Imports Demand for the Islamic Republic of Iran,” International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, forthcoming, (Sole Author).

2.         “Connecting Corruption to Ethnic Polarization and Religious Fractionalization” Journal of Economic Studies, forthcoming (with Ed Nissan).

3.         “The Role of Remittances in Currency Appreciation in 25 Latin American Countries” World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (with Madeline Gillette and Bruno Sergi).

4.         Fundamentals of Money and Financial Systems, Business Expert Press, forthcoming (Sole Author).

5.         “Comparing U.S. Regions for Selected Economic and Financial Variables” Journal of Economics and Finance, forthcoming (with Ed Nissan).

6.         Monetary Theory and the Struggle with Discretion Versus Rule-Based Policy, in Fundamental Economics, [Ed. Mukul Majumdar], in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford ,UK, (2012) (Sole author).

7.         Statistics for Economics, Business Expert Press, (2012) (Sole Author).

8.         “Are Exports an Engine of Growth?” International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, pp. 153-166.  (2012) (Sole author).

9.         “Enhancing Students’ Learning through MILL Implementation,” Proceeding of the American Society of Engineering Education Conference (ASEE), San Antonio, Texas, June, 2012. (with MD B. Sarder).

10.       Regression for Economics, Business Expert Press, (2012) (Sole Author).

11.       “Income Convergence of Counties: The Case of Mississippi,” Transformations in Business and Economics, 10, 1 (22), (2011) pp 50-61.  (With Bruno S. Sergi).

12.       Revolutionary Iran and the United States: Low-intensity Conflict in the Persian Gulf Ashgate Publishing Limited (2011) (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

13.       Economic Inequality in the Euro Area: Are Monetary Policies Unfair for the New Entrants?  Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG (2010) (with Greg Banach).

14.       “Exports and Economic Growth of East European Economies 1996-2007,” in Money, Banking and Financial Markets in Central and Eastern Europe: 20 Years of Transition. Edited by Roman Matousek.  Palgrave MacMillan (2010) pp. 179-194.  (with Bruno S. Sergi)

15.       “Globalization of US Foreign Policy,” in The Ashgate Research Companion to US Foreign Policy. Edited by Robert J. Pauly Jr., Ashgate Publishing Limited, (2010) Ch. 20. pp. 296-314 (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

16.       “A Nexus of Terrorism, Security, Globalization and Political Economy,” The   Ashgate Research Companion to US Foreign Policy. Edited by Robert J. Pauly Jr., Ashgate Publishing Limited, (2010). Ch. 21. pp. 315-328 (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

17.       “Sigma Convergence in the Former Communist Europe,” International Journal of Business and Economics Perspectives, 4: (2). (2009) pp. 24-33. (Sole author)

18.       “Evidence of Convergence in Eastern Europe: a Quantile Regression Approach,” International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies 2: (2), (2009) pp.133-152. (Sole author).

19.       “The Applicability of the Taylor Rule in East Asian Countries,” American Journal of Business Research, 2: (2), (2009) 2, 1, 101-115 (with J.J. St. Marie).

20.       “The Effects of Globalization on Transnational Terrorism” America’s War on Terrorism. Edited by Tom Lansford and Jack Covarrubias, (2009), ch 12, pp. 207-226 (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

21.       “Comparative Study of the Economic Growth of the Former Yugoslavian Countries,” Ekonomski Vidici, 14: (1), (2009) pp. 57-72 (with Bruno S. Sergi).

22.       “Absolute Beta Convergence in Liberated Communist Countries of Europe,” International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, 2: (1), (2009) pp. 63-75 (with Bruno S. Sergi).

23.       “World Trade Indicators and Countries’ Openness,” International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 2: (1), (2009) pp?? (with Bruno S. Sergi).

24.       “Beta Convergence in the former Communist Europe,” Peer-reviewed. Proceedings of International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference, January 4-7, (2009) Orlando, Florida. (Sole author).

25.       “The Influence of Temporal Choice, Correlation, and Sample Size on Income Convergence,” Review of Regional Studies, 38: (2), (2008) pp. 211-231. (Sole author).

26.       “Globalization: Is it Good or Bad?” Globalization. Special Issue (2008). http://globalization.icaap.org/content/special/Naghshpour.html (Sole Author).

27.       “Population Impact of Gaming Industry,” Journal of Tourism: An International Research Journal, 9: (2), (2008), 179-196 (Sole author).

28.       “The Economics of International Trade in South-eastern Europe,” The South-East Europe Review for Labour and Social Affairs, 2, (2008) pp. 199-218 (with Bruno, S. Sergi).

29.       “Globalization Discontent: The Effects of Globalization on Ethnic Protest,” Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, (2008) http://www.bepress.com/peps/vol14/iss3/3/  (with J.J. St. Marie). 

30.       “Perspective on Globalization,” Global Horizons: The Journal of Global Policy and Resilience (as guest editor), 2: (1), (2008) (Sole author).

31.       “Democracy and Economic Growth: the Experience in Southeast Europe,” Transformations in Business & Economics, 7. 3: (15), (2008) pp. 120-128 (with Bruno S. Sergi).

32.       “Emerging No More: Do Emerging Market Economies Owe Their Success to Globalization?” International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 1: (3). (2008) pp. 266-280 (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

33.       “Monetary Reality and Economic Adaptability of New Entrants to the EU,” International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, 1: (4). (2008) pp 399-411 (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

34.       “Global Shift: Is there a link between Economic Growth and Globalization?” International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 1: (2). (2008)  pp. 163-174 (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

35.       “The Colonial Origins of Human Security: Economic, Geographic, and Institutional Determinants,” Politics and Policy, 36: (1), (2008) pp. 80-106 (Joseph J. St. Marie and Sam S. Stanton).

36.       “Taylor Rule in East Asian Countries,” Proceedings of the International Conference of American Institute of Higher Education, (2008) (Sole author).

37.       “Goods and Violence: Does Trade Influence Civil War?” Proceedings of International Conference of American Institute of Higher Education, (2008) (Sole author).

38.       “Trade Expansion and Ethnic Conflict,” Papers and Proceedings of Academy of Economics and Finance, (2008) (with Joseph, J. St. Marie).

39.       “Globalization and Human Security,” Papers and Proceedings of Academy of Economics and Finance, (2008) (with Joseph, J. St. Marie).

40.       “The Shadow Economy and Terrorist Infrastructure,” in Countering Terrorism in the 21st Century. Edited by James J. F. Forrest, Praeger. (2007) V2, Ch 13. pp. 219- 235 (with Joseph J. St. Marie, and Samuel S. Stanton, Jr.). 

41.       “An Analysis of the Political Economy of the Iraqi Constitution,” Global Horizons: The Journal of Global Policy and Resilience, 1: (1). (2007), pp. 19-44. (with Joseph J. St. Marie).

42.       “Economic Adaptability for New Entrants to the EU: Is One Uniform Monetary Policy in the Best Interest for All EU Economies?” Papers and Proceedings of Academy of Economics and Finance, (2007) (with Greg Banach and Joseph, J. St. Marie).

43.       Economic Impact of Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District, Analysis of Fiscal Year 2005,  Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District, (2006) (Sole author).

44.       “Assessment of Technology Transfer Emerging from Integration into Buyer-Driven Commodity Chains in the Global Apparel Industry,” Papers and Proceedings of Academy of Economics and Finance, (2006) (with Jonathan Fink).

45.       “The Cyclical Nature of Family Income Distribution in the United States: An Empirical Note,” Journal of Economics and Finance, 29: (1). (2005) pp. 138-143 (Sole author).

46.       “Improving Population Estimation of a Region,” Papers and Proceedings of the Academy of Economics and Finance, (2005) (Sole author).

47.       “Off-Season Visitor’s Profile,” Papers of the Thirteenth Annual Economic Research Symposium, (2004) (Sole author).

48.       “Spreadsheet -Convergence,” Papers and Proceedings of the Academy of Economics and Finance, (2004) (Sole author).

49.       "Out-Migration Patterns in Southern Mississippi,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Business Research, 2. (2002) (Sole author).

50.       “The Economic Impact of the Pascagoula River Basin,” Proceedings of Singing River Symposium, (2001) (Sole author).

51.       Mississippi Coast Population: A Historical Comparison and Analysis of the 20th Century, and Estimated Population for (2000) (Sole Author).

52.       Mississippi Coast Population: A Historical Comparison and Analysis of the 20th Century, and Estimated Population for 2000, Gulf Regional Planning Commission, (2001) (Sole author).

53.       The Economic Impact of the University of Southern Mississippi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, University of Southern Mississippi, July (2000) (with Ron Swager).

54.       The Mississippi Coast Population, A Historical Comparison and Analysis 1930-1990, and Estimated Population for 2000 Gulf Regional Planning Commission, (2000) (Sole Author).

55.       "Hypertext Statistics: An Empirical Study,” Proceedings of Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, (1999) (Sole Author).

56.       Translated an article by Michael Borrus, Laura D'Andrea Tyson, and John Zysman from "Strategic Trade Policy and the New International Economics,” Ed. Paul Krugman (1982) The translated book was published in (1999) by the Institute of Trade Studies and Research, Ministry of International Trade, Iran (Sole Author).

57.       "Income Inequality: Measurement, Causes and Consequences,” Papers and Proceedings of the Academy of Economics and Finance, (1997) (with Jules LeBon and William Piper).

58.       "Demographics of the Internet,” Papers of the Sixth Annual Economic Research Symposium, (1997) (with William Piper, and Jules LeBon).

59.       “Workshop for Visual Basic for Application,” Proceedings of Making Statistics more Effective in Schools of Business, (1997) (Sole author).

60.       "Government Technology Transfer: The Effective Use of Both Push and Pull Marketing Strategies,” The International Journal of Technology Management, 12: (1). (1996) (with William Piper).

61.       "Liquidity and Risk When Holding Collectibles,” Mid-South Academy of Economics and Finance, (1996) (with Jules LeBon).

62.       "The Impact of Coast Gaming on Small Business Marketing,” Papers of the fifth Annual Economic Research Symposium, (1996) (with William Piper, and Jules LeBon).

63.       "Risk and Return in the Market for Rare Coins,” Southwestern Economic Review, 21: (1). (1994) (with Jules E. LeBon and William Lucas).

64.       "Electricity Demand Studies Revisited: Problems of Using Aggregate Data,” Resources and Energy, 14: (3). (1992) pp. 311-314. (with Keith Willett).

65.       "Adolescent Views of Parental Restrictions,” Papers of Annual meeting of the Mississippi Psychological Association, (1992) (with V.M. DeRoma and William Gasparrini).

66.       "Feedback Strategies for Application Instruction in the MIS Principles Course,” Proceedings of International Academy for Information Management Conference, (1991) (with Sheila Pechinski).

67.       "Residential Demand for Energy Commodities: A Household Production Function Approach," Energy Economics, 9: (4). (1987) pp. 251-256. (with Keith Willett).