Mohammad Safarzadeh


Contact Information
E-mail: safarzad@marshall.usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-8335
Office: KAP 116A



  • Ph.D. Advanced Quantitative Theory, International Economics, Claremont Graduate School, 5/1984

  • Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    My area of research interest is applied time series analysis, with concentration in empirical macroeconomics and finance, and economic analysis and teaching using Mathematica. My research papers have been published in several refereed journals (please, see my CV). Every year I organize and chair Applied Time Series Econometrics Session of the Western Economic Association International Conferences where a number of my students and colleagues present their research papers. The following is the list of my research activities during 2011-2012 academic year: “Risk and Return to Investment in Five Emerging Nations: A Mathematica Simulation,” Journal of Stock and Forex Trading, Vol. 1, No. 2, July 2012, PP 1-6, (with Fatemeh Ibrahimi Nazarian). “Relative Efficiency of Currency Asset Classes,” communicated for publication, (with Kristel Molina and Fatemeh Ibrahimi Nazarian). “Prerequisites to GCC Monetary Union.” A research proposal presented to the Scientific Research Deanship of King Faisal University. Coauthored with Hassan AlHajhoj, Department of Economics, King Faisal University Saudi Arabia and Abdulrazzak Charbaji, College of Business Administration, Hariri Canadian University, Lebanon. “Cointegration Analysis of Commodity Prices and Emerging Market ETFs,” abstract submitted to the 88th annual conference of WEAI for presentation at Seattle, Washington, July 2013, (with Victor Lavi).

  • University of Southern California
  • Department of Economics
  • Phone: (213) 740-8335
  • Department Chair: Geert Ridder (213) 740-7432