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List of notable or famous economists from Iran, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Iran and even some popular economists who immigrated to Iran. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Iranian economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Iran is included when available.

This is a list that features people like Manuchehr Shahrokhi and Homa Katouzian.

This historic economists from Iran list can help answer the questions "Who are some Iranian economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from Iran?" These prominent economists of Iran may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Iranian economists.

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Abbas Mirakhor

Abbas Mirakhor joined INCEIF in 2010 as Distinguished Scholar and the First Holder of INCEIF’s Chair in Islamic Finance. His research interests include conventional and Islamic economics and finance. ...more

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Ali Farahbakhsh is an Iranian business journalist. ...more

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Farhad Rahbar is an Iranian economist, academic and the former Chancellor of University of Tehran. He received his Ph.D in Economics from University of Tehran. Previously, Rahbar was a head of Management and Planning Organisation of Iran. He has also worked as the Deputy for economic affairs at the Ministry of Intelligence. From February 2008 until February 2014, he was the president of University of Tehran. ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Iran

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Homa Katouzian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Economists from Iran
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Homa Katouzian, is an economist, historian, political scientist and literary critic, with a special interest in Iranian studies. Katouzian’s formal academic training was in economics and the social sciences but he concurrently continued his studies of Persian history and literature at a professional academic level. He began studying the life and works of the modern Persian writer, Sadeq Hedayat, and that of the Prime Minister of Iran in the early 1950s, Mohammad Mosaddeq, while still a faculty member in the department of economics at the University of Kent at Canterbury. Having taught economics at universities in Britain and other countries for eighteen years, he took voluntary retirement in ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: Iran

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