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
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2018

    • ECN 7200 BOS-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
    • ECN 7200 BL2 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
    • ECN 7200 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
    • SME 2031 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
  • Degree Courses 2017

    • ECN 7200 BOS-MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
    • ECN 3645 BUSINESS & ECON POLICY IN DEVEL COUNTRY
    • ECN 7200 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Publications

Journal Article

  • Majbouri, M. (2018). Twins, Family Size, and Female Labor Force Participation. Applied Economics. Taylor and Francis. link
  • Majbouri, M., Fesharaki, S. (2017). Irans Multi-ethnic Mosaic: A 23-Year Perspective. Social Indicators Research. Springer Netherlands. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2017). Oil, Laws, and Female Labor Force Participation. International Advances in Economic Research. Vol: 23, Issue: 1, Page: 91106. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2017). Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and Jordan. Applied Economics Letters. Vol: 24, Issue: 15, Page: 1070-1074. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2016). Oil and Entrepreneurship. Energy Policy. Vol: 94, Page: 10-15. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2016). Against the Wind: Labor Force Participation of Women and Economic Instability in Iran. Feminist Economics. Vol: 22, Issue: 4, Page: 31-53. Routledge. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2015). Calculating the Income Counterfactuals for Oil Producing Countries of the MENA Region. Resources Policy. Vol: 44, Page: 47-56. Elsevier. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2015). Female Labor Force Participation in Iran: A Structural Analysis. Review of Middle East Economics and Finance. Vol: 11, Issue: 1, Page: 1-24. Walter de Gruyter GmbH. link
  • Salehi-Isfahani, D., Majbouri, M. (2013). Mobility and the Dynamics of Poverty in Iran: Evidence from the 19921995 Panel Survey. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance. Vol: 53, Issue: 3, Page: 257267. Elsevier BV North-Holland. link
  • Ma, Q., Goukasian, L., Majbouri, M. (2012). The Monetary Policy Risks of Hospitality Stocks. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. Vol: 53, Issue: 4, Page: 339-346. Sage Publications, Inc.. link
  • Majbouri, M. (2010). The Reaction of Real Estate Related Industries to the Monetary Policy Actions. Journal of Real Estate Economics. Vol: 38, Issue: 2, Page: 355-398. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. link

Research Reports

  • Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Brush, C., Corbett, A.C., Kim, P.H., Majbouri, M. (2017). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016 United States Report. Page: 54. Babson College.
  • Kelley, D., Brush, C.S., Greene, P.G., Majbouri, M. (2017). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Women's Entrepreneurship 2016/17 Report. Page: 94. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.
  • Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Brush, C.S., Corbett, A.C., Daniels, C., Kim, P.H., Lyons, T., Majbouri, M., Rogoff, E. (2016). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015 United States Report: The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor US Report. Page: 65. Babson College. link
  • Brush, C.S., Kelley, D.J., Ali, A., Corbett, A.C., Daniels, C., Kim, P.H., Majbouri, M., Lyons, T., Rogoff, E. (2015). Women Entrepreneurs: 2014 United States Report: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Page: 33-40. 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: 2014 United States Report: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.
  • 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.

Book Chapter

  • 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: Evolving Entrepreneurial Education: Innovation in the Babson Classroom . 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: Community , Market and State in Development. Palgrave MacMillan. link

Conference Proceeding

  • Majbouri, M. (2016). Children and Mothers Participation in MENA. Vol: 18, Issue: 1. Middle East Economic Association.

Essays - Reference book chapter or contribution, new, editorially reviewed

  • Majbouri, M. (2014). Risk Aversion: Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Issue: 3rd. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
  • Majbouri, M. (2014). Risk Neutrality: Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Issue: 3rd. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
  • Majbouri, M. (2014). Risk Premium: Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Issue: 3rd. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

Presentations

  • Eliminating Supply: A Natural Experiment in Higher EducationMajbouri, M. The ASSA/MEEA Annual Meeting 2018, Philadelphia, PA (2018)
  • Unemployment, State Taxes and EntrepreneurshipMajbouri, M. Kelley, D. Ali, A. 2017 International Council of Small Business (ICSB) Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2017)
  • Counting Lipsticks: Acounting for PreferencesMajbouri, M. 92nd Western Economic Association International Conference, San Diego, CA (2017)
  • Sir! Id Rather Go to School, Sir!Majbouri, M. The 37th MEEA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (2017)
  • Sir! Id Rather Go to School, Sir!Majbouri, M. The World Bank Seminar Series, Washington, DC (2016)
  • Sir! Id Rather Go to School, Sir!Majbouri, M. Liberal Arts Development Economics Conference (LACDEV), Poughkeepsie, NY (2016)
  • Cultural Revolution in Iran: A Natural Experiment in Tertiary EducationMajbouri, M. Western Economic Association International 2016, Portland, OR (2016)
  • Sir! Id Rather Go to School, Sir!Majbouri, M. Human Capital and Economic Growth, Helsinki, Finland (2016)
  • Cultural Revolution in Iran: A Natural Experiment in Tertiary EducationMajbouri, M. Wellesley College Econ Division Brown Bag Lunch, Wellesley, MA (2016)
  • Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and JordanMajbouri, M. 22nd Annual Conference of Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt (2016)
  • Twins, Family Size, and Female Labor Force Participation in IranMajbouri, M. 22nd Annual Conference of Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt (2016)
  • Does Having More Children Affect Female Employment in MENA?Majbouri, M. MEEA/ASSA Annual Meetings, San Francisco, CA (2016)
  • Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service LawMajbouri, M. Babson Faculty Research Fund Research Chat, Babson College, Babson Park, MA (2015)
  • Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service LawMajbouri, M. AALIMS Conference, Princeton, NJ (2015)
  • Estimating a Model of Settlement Bargaining in World Trade OrganizationBeshkar, M. Majbouri, M. CESifo Trade and Development Workshop , Venice, Italy (2015)
  • Income Mobility and the Arab Spring: The Case of Egypt and JordanMajbouri, M. The 90th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association International, Honolulu, HI (2015)
  • Oil, Patriarchy (Laws), and Female Labor Force ParticipationMajbouri, M. Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Seminar Series, Babson College, MA (2015)
  • Exemption and Education: Exploiting a Discontinuity in Military Service LawMajbouri, M. Wellesley College Economics Department Brown Bag Lunch Series, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Estimating the Income Counterfactual for Oil Producing Countries of the Middle EastMajbouri, M. Babson Faculty Research Fund Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Estimating the Income Counterfactual for Oil Producing Countries of the Middle EastMajbouri, M. ERF 20th Annual Conference: Economic Development and Social Justice, Cairo, Egypt (2014)
  • Estimating the Counterfactual Hartwick Rule for OilProducing Countries of the Middle EastMajbouri, M. 34th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), Philadelphia, PA (2014)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force ParticipationMajbouri, M. 2nd International Iranian Economic Association Conference, Istanbul, Turkey (2013)
  • Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA countries: Evidence from GEM surveysMajbouri, M. GEM Research Conference On Entrepreneurship And Economic Development, Barcelona, Spain (2013)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force ParticipationMajbouri, M. 10th Midwest International Economic Development Conference, Madison, WI (2013)
  • Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA Countries: Evidence from GEM SurveysMajbouri, M. Babson Faculty Research Fund Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2013)
  • Oil and Entrepreneurship in MENA countries: Evidence from GEM surveysMajbouri, M. 12th International Conference of The Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), Speyer, Germany (2013)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force ParticipationMajbouri, M. Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) , San Francisco, CA (2013)
  • Oil and Female Labor Force ParticipationMajbouri, M. 87th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, San Francisco, CA (2012)
  • Is Regulation Better than Liberalization: Challenge RevisitedMajbouri, M. 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)
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Professional Services

  • Officer, TreasurerMiddle East Economic Association (2016)

Professional Memberships

  • Economic Research Forum (2013)
  • American Economic Association (2009)
  • IZA (2017)
  • Middle East Economic Association (2016)