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Research Interests


Macroeconomics; Global and National Macroeconometric Modelling; Energy Economics; Climate Change.

Biography


Kamiar Mohaddes is an economist at the Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow in Economics at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He is an Economic Research Forum (ERF) Research Fellow, and serves as its Thematic Co-Leader for the macroeconomics theme. He is also an Associate Researcher at the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at the University of Cambridge, an Associate Fellow of the USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking, a Research Associate at the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and a Research Associate at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at ANU in Australia. His main areas of research are applied macroeconomics, global and national macroeconometric modelling, energy economics, and climate change. His articles have been published in a number of edited volumes (Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Routledge) as well as in leading journals, including the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of International Economics, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. His research has also been covered in major international news outlets including the BBC, Bloomberg, The Economist, the Financial Times, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

Recent Publications


Published Papers

Jarrett, U., Mohaddes, K. and Mohtadi, H. Oil price volatility, financial institutions and economic growth, (2019) Energy Policy
Mohaddes, K. and Raissi, M. The US oil supply revolution and the global economy, (2018) Empirical Economics
Chudik, A., Mohaddes, K., Pesaran, M. H. and Raissi, M. Rising Public Debt to GDP Can Harm Economic Growth, (2018) Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Burney, N. A., Mohaddes, K., Alawadhi, A., and Al-Musallam, M. The dynamics and determinants of Kuwait's long-run economic growth, (2018) Economic Modelling
Mohaddes, K. and Raissi, M. Do sovereign wealth funds dampen the negative effects of commodity price volatility?, (2017) Journal of Commodity Markets

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Kahn, M. E., Mohaddes, K., Ng, R. N. C., Pesaran, M. H., Raissi, M. and Yang, J-C. Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis, (2019) CWPE1965
Couharde, C., Damette, O., Generoso, R., Mohaddes, K. The Growth Effects of El Niño and La Niña: Local Weather Conditions Matter, (2019) CWPE1992
Flamini, A., Jahanshahi, B., Mohaddes, K. Illegal Drugs and Public Corruption: Crack Based Evidence from California, (2018) CWPE1847
Mohaddes, K., Nugent, J., Selim, H. Reforming Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies: Policy Proposals, (2018) CWPE1848
Jarrett, U., Mohaddes, K., Mohtadi, H. Oil Price Volatility, Financial Institutions and Economic Growth, (2018) CWPE1851

Chapter in Book

Mohaddes, K., Nugent, J.B, and Selim, H. Reforming fiscal institutions in resource-rich Arab economies: policy proposals, (2019) in the book: Institutions and macroeconomic policies in resource-rich Arab economies - Oxford University Press
Cashin, P., Mohaddes, K., and Raissi. M. The Global Impact of the Systemic Economies and MENA Business Cycles, (2016) in the book: Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economies - Cambridge University Press
Mohaddes, K., and Raissi. M. Does Inflation Slow Long-Run Growth in India?, (2016) in the book: Taming Indian Inflation - International Monetary Fund
Chudik, A., Mohaddes, K., Pesaran, M. H. and Raissi, M. Long-Run Effects in Large Heterogeneous Panel Data Models with Cross-Sectionally Correlated Errors, (2016) in the book: Advances in Econometrics (Volume 36): Essays in honor of Aman Ullah - Emerald Group Publishing Limit
Mohaddes, K. and Pesaran, M.H. One Hundred Years of Oil Income and the Iranian Economy: A Curse or A Blessing?, (2013) in the book: Iran and the Global Economy: Petro Populism, Islam and Economic Sanctions - Routledge

Edited Books

eds. Mohaddes, K., Nugent, J. and Selim, H. Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies, (2019) - Oxford University Press

Recent Activities


The Price of Warming
Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis" (joint with Kahn, M. E., Ng, R. N. C., Pesaran, M. H., Raissi, M. and Yang, J-C.) has been covered in Scientific American's November issue, "Warming Will Cost Rich and Poor Countries Alike".
Published on - Monday 28th October 2019

What Does the Oil Price Surge Mean for the UK Economy?
Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Country-Specific Oil Supply Shocks and the Global Economy: A Counterfactual Analysis" (joint with M. Hashem Pesaran, University of Southern California) has been covered in an article by the Telegraph, "What does the oil price surge mean for the UK economy?".
Published on - Tuesday 17th September 2019

Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies: Book Launch and Panel Discussion
Join Shanta Deverajan (Georgetown University and former acting Chief Economist at the World Bank), Adeel Malik (Oxford University) and Kamiar Mohaddes (University of Cambridge) as they discuss their recent work published in the new Oxford University Press volume Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies, edited by Kamiar Mohaddes (University of Cambridge), Jeffrey B. Nugent (University of Southern California) and Hoda Selim (International Monetary Fund).
Published on - Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Climate Change Could Shrink the Economies of Virtually all Countries
Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes's paper "Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis" (joint with Matthew E. Kahn, Ryan N.C. Ng, M. Hashem Pesaran, Mehdi Raissi, and Jui-Chung Yang) has been highlighted in an article by the University of Cambridge's Research News.
Published on - Tuesday 20th August 2019

Oil Revenue Volatility, Sanctions and Mismanagement
Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes gave a presentation on the 21st of June 2019 entitled “Oil Revenue Volatility, Sanctions and Mismanagement: Lessons from Iran” at Panel on the "Impact of 'Maximum Pressure' Sanctions on Iran" at the London School of Economics.
Published on - Monday 24th June 2019

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects


Climate Change, Volatility, and Economic Growth: Evidence from U.S. States with Pesaran, M. H. and Raissi, M. (JHOU)

Teaching


PIIB Paper 8 - Lent - Development Economics II
Diploma Paper 2 - Macroeconomics

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes













University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy (Cambridge Judge Business School) and Fellow & Director of Studies in Economics (Girton College)

Research Group:
Macroeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Details
Email: km418@cam.ac.uk
Room: 97
Office Hours: By appointment only
College: Girton College


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