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Dr. Yaghoob Jafari

Lecturer/Researcher

Phone: +49-228-73 2502
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Research Interests:

  • Agriculture and Trade Policy Modeling
  • International Trade
  • Agri- Environment and resource economics

Education:

2008-2011      Ph.D (Economics), National University of Malaysia (UKM)
2005-2007      MA (Economics), Islamic Azad University (Shiraz Branch)
2001-2004      BA (Economics), Chamran University of Ahvaz

Employment history:

Institute For Food And Resource Economics

April 1, 2016 to Present

Researcher

Petrochemical Industries Investment Company

August 23, 2014
to March 19, 2016

Company Affairs Manager

World Bank

February 21, 2012
to April 5, 2014

Economic Consultant

National University of Malaysia

April 24, 2012
to April 24, 2013     

Researcher

National University of Malaysia

May 15 2009
to September 30, 2010

Graduate research Assistant   

Various universities including Islamic Azad University of Shira, Islamic Azad University of Lamerd, Payam Norr University of Lamerd, Payam Norr University of Asaluyeh, Parsian University of Mohr, National University of Malaysia 

2005-2016

Part time teaching

Selected Publications

 

Yaghoob Jafari & Jamal Othman (2016) :Impact of biofuel development on Malaysian agriculture: a comparative statics, multicommodity, multistage production, partial equilibrium approach, Food and Energy Security, 5(13):192-202

Jamal Othman &Yaghoob Jafari  (2016) Identification of the key sectors that produce CO2 emissions in Malaysia: application of input–output analysis, Carbon Management ,7(1-2):113-124.

Yaghoob Jafari, Mohd Adib Ismail, Jamal Othman and Mawar Murni Yunus (2015), Energy consumption, emissions and economic growth in Bahrain, Chinese Journal of Population and Resource Economics, 13(15): 2015
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10042857.2015.1078493.

Yaghoob Jafari & Jamal Othman (2015) : A Comparative Statics, Partial Equilibrium, Multi-Commodity Model for Malaysian Agriculture, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 52(2):  2015.

Jafari, Yaghoob and David G. Tarr (2015), “Estimates of Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers Against Foreign Suppliers of Services in Eleven Services Sectors and 103 Countries,” World Economy. DOI: 10.1111/twec.12329.

Mostafa Ghasemi, Wan Ramli Wan Daud, Javed Alam,Yaghoob Jafari, Mehdi Sedighi, Saad A. Aljlil, Hamid Ilbeygi (2015), Sulfonated poly ether ether ketone with different degree of sulphonation in microbial fuel cell: Application study and economical analysis, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.10.029.

Jamal Othman and Jafari, Yaghoob (2014), “Selected Research issues in Malaysian Agricultural Sector, Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia/ Malaysian Journal of Economics, 48(2): 127-136

Jamal Othman, Goh Hong Lip and Yaghoob Jafari (2014), Benefits Valuation of Potable Water Quality Improvement in Malaysia: Case of Kajang Municipality. International Journal of water resource management, 30(4):621-634

Yaghoob Jafari, Jamal Othman and Abu Hassan Shaari Mohd Nor (2012), Energy Consumption, Economic Growth and Environmental Pollutants in Indonesia, Journal of Policy Modeling, 34(6):879–889

Jamal Othman, Yaghoob Jafari (2011) Accounting for Depletion of Oil and Gas Resources in Malaysia, Journal of Natural Resource Research, 21(4): 483-494.

Jamal Othman, Mustafa Acar and Yaghoob Jafari (2013), "Towards OIC Economic Cooperation: Impact Of Developing 8 (D-8) Preferential Trade Agreement" Singapore Economic Review, 58(2)-2013.

Tamat Sarmidi, Siong Hook Law, and Yaghoob Jafari (2011), Resource curse: New evidence of the role of institutions, International Economic Journal, 28(1):191-206

Jamal Othman, Yaghoob Jafari, and Tamat Sarmidi (2013), Economic Growth, Foreign Direct Investment, Macroeconomic Conditions and Sustainability in Malaysia, Applied Econometrics and International Development (AEID),14(1): 215-226

Mostafa Ghasemia,b, Wan Ramli Wan Dauda, Mostafa Rahimnejadc, Majid Rezayid, Amin Fatemif, Yaghoob Jafari, M.R. Somalua, Alireza Manzourh (2013), Copper-phthalocyanine and nickel nanoparticles as novel cathode catalysts in microbial fuel cells, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,38(22):9533-9540

Mostafa Ghasemi, Wan Ramli Wan Daud , Ahmad Fauzi Ismail , Yaghoob Jafari, Manal Ismail, Alireza Mayahi , Jamal Othman (2013) . Simultaneous wastewater treatment and electricity generation by microbial fuel cell: Performance comparison and cost investigation of using Nafion 117 and SPEEK as separators, Desalination , 325(2013):1-6

Jamal Othman, A Faroby Falatehan, Yaghoob Jafari (2012), Genuine Saving for Malaysia: What Does it Tell? International Journal of Management studies, 19(1), 151-174.

Jamal Othman & Yaghoob Jafari (2011), Effects of Cooking Oil Subsidy Removals on Related Markets: A Comparative Static, Multi-Commodity, Multi Stage Production Approach, International Journal of Management Studies 18(2), 121-144.

Yaghoob Jafari, Mohd Adib Ismail and Morteza Sadegh Kouhestani (2011), Determinants of Trade Flow Among D8 Countries: Evidence from the Gravity Model, Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, Volume 32, 3:21-38.

Yaghoob Jafari and Jamal Othman (2013), Potential Impact of Malaysian–US Free Trade Agreement, Journal of International and Global Economic Studies (volume 3, 2013).

Jamal Othman, Yaghoob Jafari (2010) “Does Freer Trade Liberalization Benefit Malaysia?” The Swiss Review of International Economic Relations, 65(2), 191:214.

Zaur Gojayev, Tamat Sarmidi, Norlida Mohd Salleh and Yaghoob Jafari (2012), Economic Development, Co2 Emissions and Fossil Fuel Consumption in Turkey: An Ardl Bounds Testing Approach, Journal of Academic Research in Economics, 4(3): 257-270

 

Working Papers

Jafari, Yaghoob and David G. Tarr (2014), “Estimates of Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers Against Foreign Suppliers of Services in Eleven Services Sectors and 103 Countries,” World Bank Policy and Research Working Paper  No 7096 .

 

Project Papers with the World Bank

Jafari, Yaghoob and David G. Tarr (2014), “Estimates of Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers Against Foreign Suppliers of Services in Eleven Services Sectors and 103 Countries,” World Bank Policy and Research Working Paper No 7096 .

Jafari, Yaghoob and David G. Tarr (2014), “Estimates of Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers Against Foreign Suppliers of Services in Eleven Services Sectors and 103 Countries, World Economy (revised and submit)

Jafari, Yaghoob (2014). “Foreign Discriminatory Barriers to Services Providers and Estimates of the Ad Valorem Equivalents (Aves) of the Regulatory Barriers in the 11 Services Sectors for 103 Countries,” Memo, October 2, Available at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0V-t-Bs4-hXYjA3MTQ5MDctNTAxYy00M2I4LWI3NDAtZGRiNDI3NmYwOGU2&usp=sharing

Jafari, Y., 2013, Mapping From the World Bank to the Australian Classification of Services Restrictions, June 2013. . https://drive.google.com/?pli=1&authuser=0#folders/0B0V-t-Bs4-hXYjA3MTQ5MDctNTAxYy00M2I4LWI3NDAtZGRiNDI3NmYwOGU2

Jafari, Yaghoob (2014), “Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers to Services Providers in Kenya,” mimeo, March 22, 2014. Available at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0V-t-Bs4-hXYjA3MTQ5MDctNTAxYy00M2I4LWI3NDAtZGRiNDI3NmYwOGU2&usp=sharing

Jafari, Yaghoob (2014), “Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers to Services Providers in Tanzania,” mimeo, March 22, 2014. Available at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0V-t-Bs4-hXYjA3MTQ5MDctNTAxYy00M2I4LWI3NDAtZGRiNDI3NmYwOGU2&usp=sharing

Jafari, Yaghoob (2014), “Foreign Discriminatory Barriers to Services Providers and Estimates of the Ad Valorem Equivalents (AVEs) of the Regulatory Barriers in the 11 Services Sectors for 103 countries,” mimeo. March 22, 2014. Available at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0V-t-Bs4-hXYjA3MTQ5MDctNTAxYy00M2I4LWI3NDAtZGRiNDI3NmYwOGU2&usp=sharing

Jafari, Yaghoob (2014), “Calculation of the Weighted Average AVEs of the Services Barriers in Ten Regions,” mimeo, March 18, 2014. Available at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0V-t-Bs4-hXYjA3MTQ5MDctNTAxYy00M2I4LWI3NDAtZGRiNDI3NmYwOGU2&usp=sharing

Jafari, Yaghoob (2014). “Different Region’s Ownership Shares of Tanzanian and Kenyan Services Sectors,” mimeo, January 13. Available at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0V-t-Bs4-hXYjA3MTQ5MDctNTAxYy00M2I4LWI3NDAtZGRiNDI3NmYwOGU2&usp=sharing

Jafari, Yaghoob (2012), “Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers to Services Providers in Malaysia,” Kuala Lumpur, mimeo. Available at http://www.epu.gov.my/documents/10124/4ccf3be4-52e2-4fe4-825a-195755323288.

Jafari, Yaghoob (2012), “Foreign Vs. Domestic Ownership Share in Malaysian Services
Sectors,” Kuala Lumpur, mimeo

 


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