Mahdi Majbouri

Associate Professor

Academic Division: Economics
781-239-5549

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Southern California Los Angeles
  • MBA, Sharif University of Technology
  • BS, Sharif University of Technology

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 - ERF Paper Publication Award, Economic Research Forum
  • 2015 - ERF Paper Publication Award, Economic Research Forum
  • 2014 - Ibn Khaldun Prize, Middle East Economic Association
  • 2013 - Babson Summer Research Fund , Babson Faculty Research Fund at Babson College
  • 2012 - Babson Summer Research Fund , Babson Faculty Research Fund at Babson College
  • 2011 - Babson Glavin Center Research Fund , Babson Glavin Center Research Fund at Babson College
  • 2009 - Wallis Annenberg Fellowship for Research on Women , Wallis Annenberg Foundation

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017

  • ECN 7200: MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Degree Courses 2015-2016

  • ECN 7200: SF MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
  • ECN 7200: BOS MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
  • ECN 6100: ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Majbouri, M. (2017). Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and Jordan. Applied Economics Letters
  • Majbouri, M. (in press). Oil, Laws, and Female Labor Force Participation. International Advances in Economic Research link
  • Majbouri, M. (2016). Oil and Entrepreneurship. Energy Policy, 94, 10-15. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2016). Against the Wind: Labor Force Participation of Women and Economic Instability in Iran. Feminist Economics, 22(4), 31-53. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2016). Children and Mother’s Participation in MENA. Topics in Middle Eastern and North African Economies, 18(1)
  • Majbouri, M. (2015). Calculating the Income Counterfactuals for Oil Producing Countries of the MENA Region. Resources Policy, 44, 47-56. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2015). Female Labor Force Participation in Iran: A Structural Analysis. Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 11(1), 1-24. link
  • Salehi-Isfahani, D., Majbouri, M. (2013). Mobility and the Dynamics of Poverty in Iran: Evidence from the 1992–1995 Panel Survey. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 53(3), 257–267. link
  • Ma, Q., Goukasian, L., Majbouri, M. (2012). The Monetary Policy Risks of Hospitality Stocks. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 53(4), 339-346. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2010). The Reaction of Real Estate Related Industries to the Monetary Policy Actions. Journal of Real Estate Economics, 38(2), 355-398. link

Book Chapters

  • Beshkar, M., Majbouri, M. (in press). Estimating a Model of Settlement Bargaining in World Trade Organization.Trade and Development.: MIT Press
  • Majbouri, M. (2015). Start Your Class With A “What Do You Know?” Survey. In Victoria L. Crittenden, Kathryn Esper, Nathan Karst and Rosa Slegers (Ed.), Evolving Entrepreneurial Education: Innovation in the Babson Classroom . Bingley: Emerald Publishing LTD link
  • Strauss, J., Qian, E.Y., Shen, M., Liu, D., Majbouri, M., Sun, Q., Ying, Q. (2010). Private Sector Industrialization in China: Evidence from Wenzhou. In Keijiro Otsuka, Kaliappa Kalirajan (Ed.), Community , Market and State in Development.: Palgrave MacMillan link
  • Majbouri, M. (2014). Risk Aversion. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Majbouri, M. (2014). Risk Neutrality. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Majbouri, M. (2014). Risk Premium. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Reports

  • Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Brush, C., Andrew, C., Daniels, C., Kim, P., Lyons, T., Majbouri, M., Rogoff, E. (2016). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015 United States Report. Babson College link
  • Brush, C., Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Corbett, A.C., Daniels, C., Kim, P.H., Majbouri, M., Lyons, T., Rogoff, E. (2015). Women Entrepreneurs. Babson College link
  • Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Brush, C.S., Corbett, A.C., Daniels, C., Kim, P.H., Lyons, T.S., Majbouri, M., Rogoff, E.G. (2015). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: 2014 United States Report
  • Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Brush, C.S., Corbett, A.C., Lyons, T., Majbouri, M., Rogoff, E.G. (2014). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2013 United States Report. Babson College link
  • Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Brush, C.S., Corbett, A.C., Majbouri, M., Rogoff, E.G. (2013). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2012 United States Report. Babson College link
  • Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Rogoff, E.J., Brush, C.S., Corbett, A.C., Majbouri, M., hechevarria, D. (2012). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 United States Report. Babson College

Presentations

  • Sir! I’d Rather Go to School, Sir!
    Majbouri, M. Sir! I’d Rather Go to School, Sir! The World Bank Seminar Series, Washington, DC (2016)
  • Sir! I’d Rather Go to School, Sir!
    Majbouri, M. Sir! I’d Rather Go to School, Sir! Liberal Arts Development Economics Conference (LACDEV), Poughkeepsie, NY (2016)
  • Cultural Revolution in Iran: A Natural Experiment in Tertiary Education
    Majbouri, M. Cultural Revolution in Iran: A Natural Experiment in Tertiary Education Western Economic Association International 2016, Portland, OR (2016)
  • Sir! I’d Rather Go to School, Sir!
    Majbouri, M. Sir! I’d Rather Go to School, Sir! Human Capital and Economic Growth, Helsinki, Finland (2016)
  • Cultural Revolution in Iran: A Natural Experiment in Tertiary Education
    Majbouri, M. Cultural Revolution in Iran: A Natural Experiment in Tertiary Education Wellesley College Econ Division Brown Bag Lunch, Wellesley, MA (2016)
  • Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and Jordan
    Majbouri, M. Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and Jordan 22nd Annual Conference of Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt (2016)
  • Twins, Family Size, and Female Labor Force Participation in Iran
    Majbouri, M. Twins, Family Size, and Female Labor Force Participation in Iran 22nd Annual Conference of Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt (2016)
  • Does Having More Children Affect Female Employment in MENA?
    Majbouri, M. Does Having More Children Affect Female Employment in MENA? MEEA/ASSA Annual Meetings, San Francisco, CA (2016)
  • Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service Law
    Majbouri, M. Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service Law Babson Faculty Research Fund Research Chat, Babson College, Babson Park, MA (2015)
  • Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service Law
    Majbouri, M. Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service Law AALIMS Conference, Princeton, NJ (2015)
  • Estimating a Model of Settlement Bargaining in World Trade Organization
    Beshkar, M., Majbouri, M. Estimating a Model of Settlement Bargaining in World Trade Organization CESifo Trade and Development Workshop , Venice, Italy (2015)
  • Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and Jordan
    Majbouri, M. Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and Jordan The 90th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association International, Honolulu, HI (2015)
  • Oil, Patriarchy (Laws), and Female Labor Force Participation
    Majbouri, M. Oil, Patriarchy (Laws), and Female Labor Force Participation Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Seminar Series, Babson College, MA (2015)
  • Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service Law
    Majbouri, M. Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service Law Wellesley College Economics Department Brown Bag Lunch Series, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Estimating the Income Counterfactual for Oil Producing Countries of the Middle East
    Majbouri, M. Estimating the Income Counterfactual for Oil Producing Countries of the Middle East Babson Faculty Research Fund Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Estimating the Income Counterfactual for Oil Producing Countries of the Middle East
    Majbouri, M. Estimating the Income Counterfactual for Oil Producing Countries of the Middle East ERF 20th Annual Conference: Economic Development and Social Justice, Cairo, Egypt (2014)
  • Estimating the Counterfactual Hartwick Rule for Oil‐Producing Countries of the Middle East
    Majbouri, M. Estimating the Counterfactual Hartwick Rule for Oil‐Producing Countries of the Middle East 34th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), Philadelphia, PA (2014)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force Participation
    Majbouri, M. Oil and Female Labor Force Participation 2nd International Iranian Economic Association Conference, Istanbul, Turkey (2013)
  • Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA countries: Evidence from GEM surveys
    Majbouri, M. Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA countries: Evidence from GEM surveys GEM Research Conference On Entrepreneurship And Economic Development, Barcelona, Spain (2013)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force Participation
    Majbouri, M. Oil and Female Labor Force Participation 10th Midwest International Economic Development Conference, Madison, WI (2013)
  • Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA Countries: Evidence from GEM Surveys
    Majbouri, M. Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA Countries: Evidence from GEM Surveys Babson Faculty Research Fund Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2013)
  • Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA countries: Evidence from GEM surveys
    Majbouri, M. Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA countries: Evidence from GEM surveys 12th International Conference of The Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), Speyer, Germany (2013)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force Participation
    Majbouri, M. Oil and Female Labor Force Participation Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) , San Francisco, CA (2013)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force Participation
    Majbouri, M. Oil and Female Labor Force Participation 87th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, San Francisco, CA (2012)
  • Is Regulation Better than Liberalization: Challenge Revisited
    Majbouri, M. Is Regulation Better than Liberalization: Challenge Revisited 32nd Annual Meeting of The Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), Chicago, IL (2012)

  • Majbouri, M. 4th PGN Conference, London, UK (2011)

  • Majbouri, M. 8th Midwest International Economic Development Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2011)

  • Majbouri, M. ASSA Annual Meetings, Denver, CO (2011)

  • Majbouri, M. IIEA Innaugural Conference, London, UK (2011)

  • Majbouri, M. Western Economic Association International Annual Conference, San Diego, CA (2011)

Professional Services

  • Officer, Treasurer
    Middle East Economic Association (2016)

Professional Memberships

  • Economic Research Forum
    (2013)
  • American Economic Association
    (2009)
  • Middle East Economic Association
    (2008)

Media Contributions

  • Feminist Economics Research Note
    Other (2016)
  • Tejarat-e-Farda (The Business of Tomorrow – a weekly Periodical)
    Magazine (2016)
  • Donya-ye-Eghtesad (The Economic World – a daily economic newspaper)
    Newspaper (2013)