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Name: Farhang Niroomand
Position/Title: Professor
Work Address: University of Houston-Victoria
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, Texas 77901
Work Telephone: 361-570-4848 Work Email: niroomandf@uhv.edu

Educational Background/Training

  • Ph.D. Michigan State University,  International Economics,  1983 
  • M.A. Michigan State University,  Economics,  1977 
  • B.A. National University of Iran,  Economics,  1975 

Relevant Teaching Experience

  • Dean and Professor, School of Business Administration UHV (2009 - Now)
  • Professor of Record, International Studies Abroad, Costa Rica (2008)
  • Editor, Journal of Current Research in Global Business (2005 - 2007)
  • Director and Professor of Record, International Studies Abroad, Business in Spain Program (2000 - 2007)
  • Professor and Associate Dean, The University of Southern Mississippi, College of Business (2000 - 2007)
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Programs, The University of Southern Mississippi, College of Business Administration (1999 - 2000)
  • Professor of Record, International Studies Abroad, British Studies Program (1997 - 2008)
  • Professor and Chair, The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Economics and International Business (1997 - 1999)
  • Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Economics and International Business (1996 - 2009)
  • Associate Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Economics and International Business (1990 - 1996)
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Economics (1984 - 1990)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, The University of Connecticut, Department of Economics (1983 - 1984)
  • Lecturer, Michigan State University (1982 - 1983)
  • Instructor, Michigan State University, Department of Economics (1981 - 1982)
  • Research Assistant, Michigan State University (1977 - 1981)

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors

    Articles

  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2011). Relating Economic Infrastructure Indexes to Investor Protection for Selected Emergin Economies. Journal of Economics and Finance.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2011). Technology Diffusion Indexes Across Countries. Journal Of Economic Studies.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2010). Sectional Mergers and Acquisitions of Foreign Direct Investment.. Journal of Current Research in Global Business.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2010, Jul-Sep). Inflow and Outflow of Foreign Direct Investment by Economies. International Trade Journal, 24(3), 321-351.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2010, April). Distribution of Income and Expenditures Across Nations.. Journal of Economics and Finance, 34(2), 173-186.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2010). Trends in Global Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of Global Commerce Research.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2009). An Exploratory Economy Level of Multinational Investments.. Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 12(17), 39-53.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2009). Geographic and Income Anatomy of International Exports. Journal of Economic Studies, 36(1).
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2008). Asymmetries in the Compliance of International Banks to Minimum Soundness Level. Southwestern Journal of Economics, 10(2), 112-126.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2008, Fall). Linking Labor Productivity to Economic Freedom. American Economist, LII(2), 42-53.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2007). Financial Liberalization Across Countries. Journal of Global Business, 18(35), 27-38.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2007, May). Socio-Economic Gaps within the EU: A Comparison. International Advances In Economic Research, 13(3), 365-378.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2007). Banking Bigness: Concentration of the World's 50 Largest Banks. Multinational Business Review, 14(1), 59-78.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2006, Winter). Determinants of Income: A Probability Approach. Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 8(13), 35-46.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2006, December). Technological Change and Contribution to Growth and Convergence. Journal of Economic Development, 31(1), 113-134.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2005, Fall). Inter-country Income Inequality and Social Indicators Convergence. Journal of Global Business, 16 (32), 5-16.
  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2005, Fall). Convergence and Divergence of Basic Needs and Income: An International Comparison. Journal of Developing Areas, 39(1), 151-167.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2002, May). Assessment of Latin American and Caribbean Countries in International Economy. International Advances In Economic Research, 8(2), 128-134.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2000, January). Concentration of Sales of the Largest Global Enterprises. Informacion Comercial Espanola, Boletin Economico, 45-49.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. , Escot, L. , Galindo, M. & Niroomand, F. (1999, December). Saving, Taxation and Growth: The Case of European Union Countries. Global Business and Economic Review, 1(2), 203-214.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Niroomand, F. (1999). Openness and Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation. Applied Economics Letters, 6, 557-561.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Niroomand, F. (1998). Long-Run Elasticities and The Marshall-Lerner Condition Revisited. Economics Letters, 61, 101-109.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. , Galindo, M. A. & Niroomand, F. (1998). Exchange Rate Sensitivity of Demand for Money in Spain. Applied Economics, 30, 607-612.
  • Niroomand, F. & Hamwi, I. (1998, February). U.S. Insurance Trade. International Advances In Economic Research, 4(1), 48-55.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (1997, June). An Inquiry into Openness in International Trade. Journal of Economic Studies, 24(3), 167-178.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Niroomand, F. (1996, October). A Re-examination of the Balassa's Productivity Bias Hypothesis. Economic Development And Cultural Change, 45(1), 195-204.
  • Niroomand, F. , Hamwi, I. & Hudson, T. (1996, August). China's Foreign Trade and WTO Membership. International Advances In Economic Research, 2(3), 222-231.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (1996, May). Trade-off between Growth and Equity. Informacion Comercial Espanola Revista De Economia, 97-105.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Niroomand, F. (1996, May). The Long-Run and Short-Run Effects of Deprication of Peseta on Spain's Trade Balance. Informacion Comercial Espanola Revista De Economia, 72-79.
  • Niroomand, F. & Hamwi, I. (1995). External Debt and Economic Performance of Small Countries. International Journal of Commerce And Management, 5(4), 38-48.
  • Niroomand, F. & Klinedinst, M. (1995, October). Government Involvement in the Economy and Economic Growth. Hacienda Publica Espanola, 134(3), 145-152.
  • Lee, C. G. , Hamwi, I. & Niroomand, F. (1995, Fall). Scale and Scope Economies for Direct Writers in the Property-Liability Insurance Industry. Journal of Insurance Issues, XIX(1), 80-97.
  • Hamwi, I. , Niroomand, F. & Hudson, T. (1995, August). The Exchange Rate Mechanism's Role in the European Monetary System. International Advances In Economic Research, 1(3), 212-218.
  • Hamwi, I. & Niroomand, F. (1994). U.S. Insurer's Entry to Europe's Single Market. Competitiveness Review, 4(2), 37-46.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (1991, December). Comparative Analysis of Dualistic Growth. Journal of Economic Development, 16(2).
  • Niroomand, F. (1991). Factor Inputs and U.S. Manufacturing Trade Structure: 1963-1980. Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv (Review of World Economics), 127(4), 744-764.
  • Niroomand, F. & Sawyer, W. (1989, December). The Extent of Scale Economies in U.S. Foreign Trade. Journal of World Trade, 23(6), 137-147.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Niroomand, F. (1989). On the Exchange Rate Elasticity of the Demand for International Reserves: Some Evidence From Inudstrial Countries: Reply. Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv (Review of World Economics), 125(2), 394-396.
  • Niroomand, F. (1988). Inter-versus Intra-Industry Trade, A Note on U.S. Trends: 1963-1980. Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv (Review of World Economics), 124(2), 337-340.
  • Bahmani-Oskooee, M. & Niroomand, F. (1988, March). On the Exchange Rate Elasticity of the Demand for International Reserves: Some Evidence from Industrial Countries. Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv (Review of World Economics), 124(1), 161-168.
  • Niroomand, F. & Lewis, E. (1987, Winter). An Assessment of Trade-Weighted Exchange Rate Changes for a Group of Ten Countries. Business Insights, 7(1), 20-25.
  • Proceedings

  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2004, November). Contrasting Economic and Social Well-being among Developed and Emerging Countries. Association for Global Business.
  • Niroomand, F. & Starzynska, W. (1994, July). Agricultural Sector's Performance in Poland's Opening Economy. Atlantic Economic Society, Best Paper Proceedings, 4(2), 172.
  • Niroomand, F. & Starzynska, W. (1994, July). Agricultural Sector's Performance in Poland's Opening Economy. Atlantic Economic Society, Best Paper Proceedings, 4(2), 28-32.
  • Hamwi, I. , Niroomand, F. & Hudson, T. (1993, July). U.S. Insurers Entry to Europe's Single Market. Atlantic Economic Society, Best Paper Proceedings, 3(2), 17-24.
  • Niroomand, F. (1993). Openness and Economic Growth: LDC's Experience. Annual Conference of the Central Bank of Iran, 113-142.
  • Niroomand, F. , Hamwi, I. & Hudson, T. (1992, September). Economic Implications of Foreign Debts: Case of Small Countries. Atlantic Economic Journal, 20(3), 88.
  • Niroomand, F. (1992, September). Factor Inputs and U.S. Manufacturing Trade Structure. Journal of Economic Literature, 1806.
  • Niroomand, F. , Hamwi, I. & Hudson, T. (1992, July). The Economic Implications of Foreign Debts: The Case of Small Countries. Atlantic Economic Society, Best Paper Proceedings, 2(2), 53-58.
  • Niroomand, F. (1991, September). Structure of U.S. Foreign Trade with Western Europe. Atlantic Economic Journal, XIX(3), 52-53.
  • Klinedinst, M. & Niroomand, F. (1991, Summer). The Effects of Government Involvement in the Economy on Productivity Growth: A Preliminary Analysis. Papers and Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Meeting of the Journal of Economics and Finance, 15, 287-291.
  • Niroomand, F. (1991, July). Structure of U.S. Foreign Trade with Western Europe. Atlantic Economic Society, Best Paper Proceedings, 1(2), 45-50.
  • Niroomand, F. & Klinedinst, M. (1990, Fall). Cross Country Comparisons of Productivity Growth. Papers and Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Journal of Economics and Finance, 14, 324-331.

    Books

  • Nissan, E. & Niroomand, F. (2006). Regional Economic Growth and Convergence Between and Within Emerging Economies. In M. Bahmani-Oskooee and M.A. Galindo Martin (Ed.),New Economic Growth: New Factors and New Perspectives (pp.137-148). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Niroomand, F. & Nissan, E. (2006). Asymmetry of Human Development and Income. In J. Brox, R. Catterall, and P. Koveos (Ed.),Structural Reform and the Transformation of Organizations and Businesses (pp.293-301). Ontario, Canada: North Waterloo Academic Press.