Ali Shourideh

Assistant Professor of Economics

PHONE

412-268-3920

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota - Ph D (Economics) - 2012
University of British Columbia - MA (Economics) - 2005
Sharif University of Technology - BS (Mechanical Engineering) - 2004

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Financial Markets, Contract Theory, Dynamic Games

PUBLICATIONS

  • Reputation and Persistence of Adverse Selection in Secondary Loan Markets

    (author(s): Ali Shourideh, V. Chari, Ariel Zetlin-Jones) American Economic Review, 2014

  • Optimal Contracting and Dynamic Altruism: Consumption and Family Size

    (author(s): Ali Shourideh, Roozbeh Hosseini, Larry Jones) Journal of Economic Theory, 2013

  • Optimal Pension Systems with Simple Instruments

    (author(s): Ali Shourideh, Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski, Maxim Troshkin) American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings 3, 2013; 502–507

WORKING PAPERS

  • Efficiency and Adverse Selection: On the Role of Mutual Contracts

    (author(s): Ali Shourideh, V. Chari, Ariel Zetlin-Jones)

  • Financial Frictions and the Reallocation of Capital over the Business Cycle: Measurement and Theory

    (author(s): Ali Shourideh, Ariel Zetlin-Jones)

  • Optimal Taxation of Wealthy Individuals

  • Political Economy of Sovereign Debt: Cycles of Debt Crisis and Inequality Overhang

    (author(s): Ali Shourideh, Alessandro Dovis, Mikhail Golosov)

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • American Economic Review - Excellence in Refereeing Award (2012)
  • University of Minnesota - Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (2010)
  • Romania - Gold Medal in International Mathematics Competition for University Students (2003)
  • Silver Medals in International Mathematical Olympiad (2000)
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Ali Shourideh