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About Dr Ahmad Seyf

Dr Ahmad Seyf is Course Leader and Lecturer in Political Economy at New College of the Humanities.

Qualifications

PhD, University of Reading (1982)

MA Econ, University of Manchester (1975)

Postgrad Dip, University of Glasgow (1973)

BA Business Studies, Tehran Business School (1968)

email: iraj.seyf@nchlondon.ac.uk

 

Dr Ahmad Seyf's Research

Dr Seyf has two main areas of research: Social and Economic History of Iran and Political Economy.

Selected Publications

Papers in English in the last three years:

“Can tax reforms reduce inequality?”, in, Inequality, trends, causes, consequences, relevant policies, edited by P. Arestis and M. Sawyer, Palgrave, 2018 [forthcoming].

“The Need for Relevant Policies to Tackle Inequality”, in, Economic Policies since the Global Financial Crisis, edited by P. Arestis and M. Sawyer, Palgrave, 2017.

“The Emerging Economies and the Great Recession”, in, Emerging Economies During and After the Great Recession, Edited by P. Arestis, and M. Sawyer, Palgrave, 2016, pp. 37-76

“Hoarding, Low Investment and the Great Recession: A vicious Circle”, available at: https://www.landecon.cam.ac.uk/research/real-estate-and-urban-analysis/centres/ccepp/copy_of_ccepp-publications/wp03-18

Books in Persian:

An Introduction to Political Economy at the Age of Globalisation, Tehran, Negah Books, 2018.

On the negation of Neoliberalism, Tehran, Nashr-e Hezareh sevvom, 2018. 

The political Economy of Iran from a Distance, Nashr-e Kargadan, 2018.

The Great Recession, an Iranian view, Tehran, Nashr-e Mazmoon, 2017.

The Global Financial Crisis, an Iranian view, Tehran, Nashr-e Mazmoon, 2017. 

Capitalism and Democracy, Nashr-e Mazmoon,   Tehran, 2016

Dr Ahmad Seyf's Publications

International Business to final year students, Regent University, London.

Contemporary Issues in Business, Regents University, London

Innovation, MA in Global Management. Regents University, London

Issues in Global Political Economy, Regents University, London

Principles of Global Political Economy, Regents University, London

Introduction to Global Political Economy, Regents University, London

Entrepreneurship, MA students, Regents University, London

 

Professional Activity

Dr Seyf has participated and presented papers, which were subsequently published, at the University of Cambridge annual conference and at the University of Bilbao, Spain, in three of the last four years.

One of his papers has subsequently been published as a working paper by the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy of which he is a member.