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Ruhollah (Omid) is a Lecturer in Economics and Finance at Huddersfield Business School. Ruhollah joined the University of Huddersfield in January 2021. Prior to joining Huddersfield Business School, he worked as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie (Postdoctoral) Experienced Research Fellow at the University of York from 2017 to 2019.

Ruhollah gained his PhD in Economics at the University of Milan in 2016, where he had the opportunity to work as a Lecturer (teaching) in Economics and Finance after the completion of his doctoral degree. Ruhollah was visiting PhD student at the Department of Economics at UC San Diego from 2014 to 2015 and Bocconi University in 2015. Ruhollah obtained MPhil in Economics from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in 2011, MSc in Economics from Sharif University of Technology in 2007, and BSc in Economics from Allameh Tabatabaee University in 2005.

Ruhollah's research interests are Macroeconomics, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Macro-Finance, and Corporate Finance. Ruhollah is an applied and theoretical economist working at the intersection of Macroeconomics and Finance. Ruhollah is studying the effects of macro shocks on macro variables and on firms' decisions. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Milan

15 Oct 201120 Dec 2016

Award Date: 31 Mar 2017

Master, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

1 Sep 200831 Jul 2011

Award Date: 31 Jul 2011

Master, Sharif University of Technology

1 Sep 200518 Dec 2007

Award Date: 18 Dec 2007

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Monetary Economics
  • Macro-Finance