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Fifth International Conference on Iran’s Economy (2018)

8 maart 2018 t/m 9 maart 2018

The International Iranian Economic Association (IIEA) is pleased to announce its fifth conference on Iran’s Economy to be held at International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands on March 8-9, 2018. The purpose of this conference is to showcase the best current research on Iran’s economy and to generate information and encouragement for future high quality research in this area

The event follows a series of successful conferences on the Iranian Economy that have been held at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2008), University of Southern California (2009), University of Chicago (2010), SOAS (the Inaugural Conference of IIEA, 2011), Bilgi University (2013), Boston College (2014), and Philipps-University of Marburg (2016).

Program Committee Chairs:

  • Parvin Alizadeh (Boston University)
  • Kamiar Mohaddes (University of Cambridge)
  • Mehdi Raissi (International Monetary Fund)

Organizing Committee Chairs:

  • Touraj Atabaki (International Institute of Social History)
  • Jacqueline Rutte (International Institute of Social History)


See the Conference Program for more details, including online access to the draft of the papers being presented. Pre-registration is required, so please fill in the registration form and follow the instructions within the form for submission.


For online payment of the admission fee (Academic: £70.00; Standard: £200.00; Student: £20.00), please visit the SOAS Online Store, where you can pay the appropriate fee using a debit or credit card.
Note that admission for academics and students residing in Iran is complimentary (no fee), but the registration form needs to be completed.

About IIEA

The International Iranian Economic Association (IIEA) is a private, non-profit, and non-political association of scholars interested in the study of economic issues concerning Iran, in the broadest sense of the term. The
objectives of the IIEA are:

(a) Promotion of high standard economic scholarship and research on Iran’s economy;
(b) Promotion of cooperation among persons and organizations committed to the objectives of IIEA;
(c) Facilitation of communication among scholars through its webpage, meetings and publications;
(d) Promotion of better understanding of Iran’s economic policy challenges and opportunities.

The conference is supported by the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands