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An Appraisal of Integration in Iran's Petrochemical Products Sales: A Quantum Game Analysis

Akbar Ahmadi

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 1-41


  Quantum games is a relatively new inter-disciplinary research field in theoretical physics and game theory. It tries to resolve issues like "Prisoner's Dilemma" from classical games and improve efficiency of a game by applying quantum rules and assumptions to it. In this paper we study the effects of ...  Read More

Monopoly in Iranian Petrochemical Industry and its Regulatory Model through “Guarantee” Contracts

Reza Shiva; Mohammad Hossein Rahmati; Ali Ebadi

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 43-67


  In this paper, we explore the level of monopoly in petrochemical products of Iran and the fluctuations of price using the trading data of these products in Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME). Considering the level of monopoly in this market, we are looking for a solution that lowers the gap between price ...  Read More

The Impact of Trade Openness on Manufacturing Sector Growth in WTO NACs: Dynamic Panel Data Approach

YAHYA FATHI; Mohammadgholi Yousefi

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 69-105


  Empirical studies show that establishment of World Trade Organization (WTO) had a significant role in increasing growth of international trade. After removal of international sanctions, membership in WTO is one of the most important economic challenges for Iran. The aim of this paper is to investigate ...  Read More

Analysis of Relationship between Per Capita Income Growth, Household Debt and Income Inequality (Case Study: Iranian Provinces)

sajjad Barkhordari; Maede Abdi; Sedige Solgi

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 107-132


  After world recession in 2008, many papers focused on non-linear relationship between debt and growth. Based on traditional theories, a medium level of increase in debt can improve welfare and economic growth, but a high level of it damages the economy. According to recent studies, the non-linear relationship ...  Read More

The Role of Distribution of Loans and Credits by Banks on Economic Growth in Iran

javad taherpoor; teymor mohammadi; reza fardi

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 133-162


  In Economic literature, different dimensions of financial development have been scrutinized. In this regard, what is important about bank-based financial systems is the distribution of loans and credits among different economic sectors. Actually, in non-competitive markets characterized by imperfect ...  Read More

Relationship between Life and Non-Life Insurance and Globalization: Study of Group D8 Countries Using Bootstrap Panel Granger Causality Test

Shahram Fatahi; Abolghasem Golkhandan

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 163-191


  This study investigates the causal linkages between insurance (divided between life and non-life insurance) and globalization in Group D8 countries by focusing on country-specific analysis for the period 1999–2011. For this purpose, we have used the penetration rate of life and non-life insurance ...  Read More

Rationality and Chaos in Planning: An Emphasis on Goulet's Theory of Rationality

Mahmoud Motavaseli; Farshad Momeni; rozita Lajevardi; mohamad majid ranjbar

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 193-225


  Many years have passed since the adoption of planning mechanism in the development process of Iran. However, Iran has been failed to achieve this goal. The investigation of different levels of decision making in Iran shows that two factors are among the main reasons that lead the planning structure of ...  Read More

Determining Commission Structure of Private Petroleum Products Distribution Firms Based on Proposed Structure of Petroleum Products Market in

Mohammad Ali Motafakker Aazad; Reza Ranjpour; Mohsen Pourebadolahan; Mehdi Asali; Mir Taher Pourpartovi Alanagh

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 227-274


  Currently, National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company is the exclusive distributor of various petroleum products all over Iran. High price of land in large cities and small amounts of revenue creates a waek competitive environment in which private sector is not motivated enough to invest on construction ...  Read More

Identifying Effective Factors on Foreign Tourism Demand

Habib Morovat; Ali Asghar Salem; mahboobeh khadem

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 275-306


  Tourism Industry has important role in the job creating and economic development. Because of it, identifying effective factors on foreign tourism demand and attractiveness of tourism destinations is important. We used panel data of incoming tourist and characteristics of tourism destinations in 147 countries ...  Read More

Revisiting the Relationship between Inflation and Output Gap in Iranian Economy Using Wavelet Transform Approach

Ramin Khochiani; Younes Nademi

Volume 18, Issue 69 , July 2018, Pages 307-334


  The purpose of this paper is to revisit the relationship between inflation and output gap by using wavelet coherence approach. This approach attempts to combine the classical time series analysis with frequency domain analysis, and presents the advantages of assessing the co-movement of two series in ...  Read More