Eshragh Motahar

Eshragh Motahar

Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Lippman 219
(518) 388-6065
motahare@union.edu

Special interests: Professor Eshragh Motahar received his B.Sc. (Honours) and M.Sc. from the University of London, and his M.A. and Ph.D., all in economics, from the Johns Hopkins University. His primary research and teaching interests are macroeconomics, international economics, the New Silk Road, and the political economy of Iran. In Fall 2001 he taught a course in Japan on comparative macroeconomic policy in Japan and the U.S. In Fall 2002 he was a Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard University Vietnam Program in Public Policy in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). In Fall 2003 he directed Union’s term abroad program on Central Europe in Comparative Perspective (Germany, Romania, and Hungary), and taught a course on “Institutions and Markets.” He was a scholar-in-residence at NYU in Fall 2010. He has been a consultant to the World Bank on issues of foreign investment and aid in transition economies, especially in Central Asia. He has previously served as the chair of the Economics Department, the chair of the Division of Social Sciences, and the Chair of the Lippman Design Committee at Union. He was the recipient of Donal C. Brate Distinguished Advisor Prize in 2009-2010 and again in 2015-2016, and the Stillman Prize for Outstanding Teaching in 2012.

Website:  :  http://www1.union.edu/motahare/

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