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Massomeh Hajilee

Assistant Professor & 2012 Partnership Professor of Economics

Phone: 281-275-8809

Brazos Hall 307 (Sugar Land)

Massomeh Hajilee

Dr. Massomeh Hajilee is an Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Houston-Victoria. Dr. Hajilee joined the faculty of UHV in August 2010. She earned her PhD in Economics in 2010 from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and her Master's in International Affairs with a concentration in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University. She completed her undergraduate degree in Economics at the Tehran University. She also received a scholarship award for the master's program in International Affairs at Columbia University from The World Bank in 1997.

Prior to coming to UHV, she was a visiting lecturer at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater and an instructor and adjunct lecturer in the Department of Economics, Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Her research focuses on topics in applied macroeconomics, international economics, and economic development and growth.

Dr. Hajilee has received specialized training in several areas of macroeconomics and public finance from the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank and Bank of England. She has published articles in several academic journals including Economic Systems, Applied Economics, Global Business and Economic Review, and theJournal of Post Keynesian Economics.

Dr. Hajilee is a member of the American Economic Association and Midwest Economic Association.

Courses Taught at UHV

  • ECON 6351 - Economics for Managers
  • ECON 6367 - Global Economics
  • QMSC 6351 - Statistics and Research Methods

Selected Research

  • Hajilee, Massomeh, Al Nasser, Omar, (2014). Exchange Rate Volatility and the Stock Market Development in Emerging Economies Journal of Post Keynesian Economics
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2013). Exchange Rate Volatility and its Impact on Domestic Investment Research in Economics
  • Niroomand, Farhang, Hajilee, Massomeh, Al Nasser, Omar, (2013). Financial Market Development and Trade Openness: Evidence from Emerging Economies Applied Economics
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2013). Impact of Exchange-Rate Variability on Commodity Trade between U.S. and Germany Empirica
  • Metghalchi, Massoud, Hajilee, Massomeh, Hayes, Linda, (2013). Market Efficiency and Profitability of Technical Trading Rules: Evidence from Vietnam The Journal of Prediction Markets
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2012). German-U.S. Commodity Trade: Is there J-Curve Effect? Applied Economics Quarterly
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2012). 'On the Relation between Currency Depreciation and Domestic Consumption' International Economy
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2011). How fast wages adjust to prices: a multi country analysis'. Economics Bulletin
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2011). Impact of Exchange Rate Uncertainty on Commodity Trade between U.S. and Sweden Applied Economics
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2010). How sensitive is U.S. Sweden trade to the kronor-dollar rate: Evidence from industry data Global Business & Economics Review
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2010). 'On the Relation between Currency Depreciation and Domestic Investment' Journal of Post Keynesian Economics
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2010). On the Relation between Currency Depreciation and Wages' Applied Economics Letters
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen, Hajilee, Massomeh, (2009). The J-Curve at Commodity Level: Evidence from Sweden U.S. Trade Economic Systems

Honors and Achievements

  • 2012:  2012 Partnership Professor of Economics. - School of Business Administration-University of Houston Victoria
  • 2012: Recipient of  Research Awards, September 2012. - Bloomberg Businessweek Research Award