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A Micro-Analysis of the Working Hours of Married Men with Employed Spouses

Leila Sadat Zafaranchi; Mahdi Goldani

Volume 21, Issue 83 , January 2021, Pages 11-36


    Married men are one of the main groups of labor market employed and therefore the study of their labor market behavior is one of the priorities of labor market policy. The present study attempts to identify the variables affecting the market working hours of married men with employed spouses ...  Read More

Nonlinear Impact of Education on Total Factor Productivity in Iran

Shahram Mosalla; Alireza Amini; Gholamreza Geraeinejad; Ali Akbar Khosravinejad

Volume 21, Issue 83 , January 2021, Pages 37-73


   The study of the effect of education on total factor productivity is one of the important topics in the macroeconomic literature and educational policy. However, identifying the threshold of the effect of education on total factor productivity is of more interest to policymakers. The present study ...  Read More

An Estimate of Tax Evasion by Self-employed Businesses in Iran using the Household Expenditure Survey

Reza Zamani; Sepideh Mohsen Pourian

Volume 21, Issue 83 , January 2021, Pages 75-118


    We use the budget expenditure approach to evaluate tax evasion of self-employed businesses in Iran. As self-employment guilds cover various jobs, we choose dentists as a sample. Facing limited data access, we use household budget expenditure in 2016. We first calculate the the income of dentists’ ...  Read More

Explaining Economic Growth Gap between OPEC and East Asia: Shapley–Owen–Shorrocks and Oaxaca–Blinder Variance Decomposition Approach

Fereshteh Mohamadian

Volume 21, Issue 83 , January 2021, Pages 119-146


   The purpose of this study is to explain the factors affecting the economic growth gap between OPEC and East Asian countries using the Shapley–Owen–Shorrocks and Oaxaca–Blinder variance decomposition methods over the period 1996-2018. The results of the Shapley–Owen–Shorrocks ...  Read More

Nonlinear Effect of Financial Development on Income Inequality in Iran; Comparison of Banking Sector and Stock Market

Parviz Davoudi; Hassan Sabzi Khoshnami

Volume 21, Issue 83 , January 2021, Pages 147-163


    Income inequality has received much attention from economists and policymakers as one of the components of economic development. On the other hand, the difference between developed and developing economies can be checked in the efficiency of their financial systems. This study investigates the ...  Read More

The Effect of Credit Allocation on Entrepreneurship

Shahin Behdarvand; Ali Nassiri Aghdam; Mohammad Ghasemi Sheshdeh

Volume 21, Issue 83 , January 2021, Pages 165-199


   This paper aims to empirically assess Schumpeter's view that access to credit is vital for entrepreneurial activities. Credit allocation refers to the allocation of bank credits by the monetary authorities to non-financial economic activities. To measure the scope and penetration of entrepreneurship, ...  Read More