Dr. Farahmand Rezvani

Associate Professor | Economics | Feliciano School of Business


Telephone: 9736557568

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 554


Farahmand Rezvani is an associate professor of economics in the Department of Economics, teaching courses in microeconomics, econometrics and MBA level courses such as economic analysis and financial markets and monetary policy. His academic research has focused on economics of crime, economics of offshoring and renewable energy. Dr. Rezvani’s papers have appeared in prestigious journals such as Journal of Mathematical Modeling and proceedings of the International Symposium on Forecasting, Harvard University, Boston.

Dr. Farahmand Rezvani received his Ph.D. degree in economics from Graduate School of the City University of New York, his master from Roosevelt University, Chicago and B.Sc. from Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran.

Areas of Expertise

Global Equity Markets
Foreign Trade and Investment
Energy Trends and Opportunities


  • Ph D, , 1983, Graduate School of the City University of NY
  • MA, , 1978, Roosevelt University
  • BS, Economics, 1975, Pahlavi University

Refereed Publications

  • Rezvani F., Pirouz K., (2013). Recent Trends in Income Inequality in the United States. . Journal of Business and Educational Leadership.vol. 4 (No. 1).
  • Pirouz K., Rezvani F., (2012). Evaluating Iranian Economy: 2000-2010. . Review of Business Research.12 (2).
  • Pirouz K., Rezvani F., (2011). Iran's Regional Economic Alliance: an Evaluation. . Journal of International Finance & Economics.11 (No. 2, 2011).
  • Pirouz K., Rezvani F., (2008). US offshore outsurcing with reference to India. . Review of Business Research.
  • Firoz M. N., Rezvani F., (2007). Comparing Interest-Free Banking with Conventional Banking. . Ethics & Critical Thinking.
  • Pirouz K., Rezvani F., (2007). Iran - China Alliance. Boston. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge.11 (1).
  • Baytas A., Leveen S., Rezvani F., (2006). A Global Portfolio Allocation Strategy Under Some Practical Constraints. Hollywood, Florida. The Business Review, Cambridge.6 (2). (pp. 51-59).
  • Rezvani F., Baytas A., Leveen S., (2006). The United States and Japan in the Global Semiconductor Industry. . The Journal of American Academy of Business.9 (2). (pp. 44-48).
  • Firoz M. N., Rezvani F., (2003). Foreign investment opportunities and customs laws in China's Special Economic Zones'. . International Journal of Marketing .20
  • Rezvani F., (2002). Why are Crime Rates Going Down? Case of New York City. . Journal of Development Alternatives and Area Studies.21 (3 & 4).

Published Proceedings

  • Rezvani F., Pirouz K., (2011). Executive Pay: Are U.S. Executive Compensations Justifiable: A Critical Examination. (pp. 10). . Review of Business Research. Refereed
  • Rezvani F., Bonitsis H., (2010). Is There a U.S. Dollar – Petroleum Price Nexus?. . Northeast Business and Economics Association.

Awards and Honors

  • Graduate Fellowship, Graduate School of the City Univeristy of New York (1982)
  • University Fellowship, Graduate School of the City University of New York (1979)
  • Graduate Fellowship, Roosevelt University (1978)


  • Currently working on a paper titled "Is there a U.S. Dollar-Petroleum Price Nexus?" which has been accepted for presentation at the The 36th Annual Conference of EEA that will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from February 26-February 28, 2010.

    Currently is the paper in its final stage of editing for submission to an international journal for publication.
  • Renewable Energy: 21st Century Challenge
    This paper submitted to the International Academy of Business and Economics for presentation at IABE conference Florence Italy June 16- 18, 2016
  • The Impact of High Oil Prices on Iranian Economy