Saeed Moshiri

    • Associate Professor, Department of Economics
    • St. Thomas More College
    • 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
    • Phone: 306.966.8913
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    Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications
    Teaching Responsibilities | Administrative Responsibilities


    • 1993- 1997      PhD, Economics, University of Manitoba
    • 1991-1993       MA, Economics, University of Toronto
    • 1983-1985       MA, Economics/Development, University of Tarbiat Modarres, Tehran
    • 1976-1980       BA, Economics/Business, University of Allameh Tabatabaie, Tehran

    Research Interests

      • Applied Economics
      • Energy Economics
      • Economic Growth
      • Development Economics

    Research Projects

    • Energy Prices and Macroeconomic Performance
    • Technological Change and Productivity
    • Natural Resources and Economic Growth

    Selected Publications and Presentations

    • Moshiri,Saeed (2013), Energy Price Reform and Efficiency in Iran, Energy Forum, International Associaton for Energy Economics (IAEE), Spring.
    • Moshiri, Saeed (2013), Asymmetric Effects of Oil Shocks on Economic Growth, Developed versus Developing Countries, 47th Canadian Economic Association (CEA) Conference, HEC, Montreal, June.
    • Moshiri, Saeed (2012), Are Natural Resources Cures or Blessing? A Cross Country Study, Faculty Seminar, STM College, October.
    • Abdella, Abdou, and Saeed Moshiri (2012).  Economic and Social Profile of Emerging Economies, in "Private Equity in Emerging Markets:  The New Frontiers of International Finance," edited by Darek Klonowski, Palgrave McMillan, forthcoming.
    • Natural Resource, Institutions and Economic Growth, 7th Conference of International Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Barcelona, June 27, 2012.
    • Technological Change and Productivity in Canada, 46th Canadian Economic (CEA) Association Conference, University of Calgary, June 10, 2012.
    • Energy Price Reform and Energy Efficiency, International Institute for Energy Studies (IIES), Tehran, May 29, 2012.
    • Asymmetric Effects of Oil Shocks on Oil Exporting Countries, International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE), 34th Conference, Stockhold, June 2011. 
    • Moshiri, Saeed, and Wayne Simpson (2011), "Information Technology and the Changing Workplace in Canada; Firm Level Evidence," Industry and Corporate Change, forthcoming
    • Moshiri, S., F. Atabi, M.H. Panjeshahi, and S. Lechtenbohmer (2011), "Long Run Demand for Energy in Iran, Efficiency and Renewable Scenarios," IAEE working paper No. 11-071 (
    • Moshiri, Saeed, and Somaieh Nikpour (2010), International ICT Spillover, in "ICTs and Sustainable Solutions for the Digital Divide:  Theory and Perspectives," edited by Jacques Steyn, and Graeme Johanson, Information and Science Reference, U.S.
    • Moshiri, Saeed, and Abdella Abdou (2010), Privatization, Regulation, and Economic Growth in Developing Countries,"  International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 5, No.3, pp 70-106.
    • Moshiri, S., K. Pakizeh, M. Dabirian, and A. Jafari (2010), "Stock Returns and Inflation:  A Wavelet Analysis in Tehran Stock Exhange (TSE), "  Quarterly Iranian Economic Research, Vol. 43, 2, Summer (listed in Top 10 dowload list in SSRN, January, 2011).
    • Khaleghi Moghadam, Hamid, Saeed Moshiri and Kamran Pakizeh (2010), Forecasting Volatility in Tehran & International Stock Exchanges, Iranian Accounting Studies, September. 
    • Abdelah Abdou and Saeed Moshiri, Privatization and Capital Formation in Developing Countries (2009), International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 23, No. 5, 557-575, September
    • Sepehri, A, S. Moshiri, S. Sarma, and W. Simpson (2008), Taking Account of Context, How Important Are Household Characteristics in Explaining Individual Health Seeking Behaviour? The Case of Vietnam, Health Policy and Planning, 1-11, September
    • Moshiri, Saeed and Forough Seifi (2008), Nonlinear Dynamics in Exchange Rate, Iranian Economic Review, 21
    • Sepehri, A,  S. Sarmas,  W. Simpson, and S. Moshiri (2008), How important are individual, household and commune characteristics in explaining inequities in utilization of maternal health services? The case of Vietnam, Social Science and Medicine, 67, 1009-1017
    • Moshiri, Saeed, and F. Foroutan (2006), Forecasting Nonlinear Crude Oil Futures Prices, the Energy Journal, Vol. 27, No. 4, 83-98
    • Moshiri, Saeed, and E. Jahangard (2007), The Information and Communication Technology impact on the Manufacturing Industries, A Multilevel Analysis, Iranian Economic Review, 12, 18, winter
    • Gholami, R. and Sang-Yong T. L., S. Moshiri (2004), ICT and Productivity of the Manufacturing Industries in Iran, Electronic Journal of Information systems in Developing Countries, Vol. 19, 4, 1-19
    • Sepehri, A. and S. Moshiri (2004), Inflation-Growth Profiles across Countries: Evidence from Developing and Developed Countries, International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 18, No. 2, April, 191-207
    • Moshiri, S., and L. Brown (2004), Unemployment Variation over the Business Cycles: A Comparison of Forecasting Models, Journal of Forecasting, 23, 497-511
    • Moshiri Saeed, N. Kohzadi, and N. Cameron (2002), Testing for Chaos and Stochastic Non-linearity in Rational Expectation Permanent Income Hypothesis, Iranian Economic Review, 6 (6), 63-78
    • Moshiri Saeed, and Norman Cameron (2000), ANN versus Econometric Models in Forecasting Inflation, Journal of Forecasting, 19, Feb
    • Moshiri Saeed, Norman Cameron and David Scuse (1999), Static, Dynamic, and Hybrid ANN in Forecasting Inflation, Computational Economics, 14 (3), December, 219-235

    Teaching Responsibilities

    • Statistical Applications in Social Sciences, STM College, Department of Economics, U of S
    • Price Theory and Resource Allocation, STM College, Department of Economics, U of S
    • Energy Economics, STM College, Department of Economics, U of S
    • Money and Income, STM College, Department of Economics, U of S
    • Economics of Environment (ECON 277.3)
    • Graduate Energy Economics (ECON 898.3)

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Acting Head, Department of Economics, STM College, July 2013-Dec. 2013.
    • Chair, Research Committee, STM College, 2011-
    • Teacher Evaluation Coordinator, STM College, 2010-2011, 2013-