Hashem Pesaran

Expert in macroeconomic forecasting, credit risk analysis, and Middle Eastern economics

John Elliot Chair in Economics and Professor of Economics, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Director, USC Center for Applied Financial Economics


  • macroeconomic modeling and forecasting
  • financial econometrics
  • global macroeconomic modeling
  • credit risk analysis and portfolio optimization
  • the economics of oil and the Middle East
  • the Iranian economy

Additional Information

  • Fellow: British Academy, Econometric Society
  • Founding Editor, Journal of Applied Econometrics
  • Recipient: Royal Economic Society Prize, 1992; Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters Honoris Causa, Salford University; Honorary Doctorate, University of Goethe
  • Member: Royal Economic Society, American Economic Association


  • Farsi

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