Professor of Economics and Associate Dean
Department of Economics, Finance and Insurance
Phone: 860-768-5007, Room 412F
Farhad Rassekh is professor of economics and associate dean in the Barney school of Business at the University of Hartford, where he has been teaching since 1989. In 2007 he received James E. and Frances W. Bent Award for Scholarly and/or Artistic Creativity. He teaches courses in managerial economics and international economics. His research areas include international trade and history of economic thought. He has published numerous articles in academic journals including in the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Inquiry, Review of International Economics, and History of Economic Ideas.
Selected Scholarly Writings:
“Can Economic Globalization Lead to a More Just Society?” (With John Speir), Journal of Global Ethics 6, 1, 2010, 27-43.
“In the Shadow of the Invisible Hand,” History of Economic Ideas XVII/ 3, 2009, 147 - 168.
“Is Stolper-Samuelson Dangerous and FPE a Failure?” Review of International Economics and Finance 19, 2009, 555- 561.
“Does Trade Cause Higher Growth in Lower-Income Economies? An Empirical Inquiry,” Review of Development Economics 11(1), February 2007, 159 -169
"The Interplay of International Trade, Economic Growth, and Income Convergence: A Brief Intellectual History of Recent Developments, "The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 13/4, December 2004, 371-395.
“Factor Price Equalization: Theory and Evidence,” (with Henry Thompson), Journal of Economic Integration 8(1), Spring 1993, 1-32
“Tendency Towards Factor Price Equalization Among OECD Countries” (with Manouchehr Mokhtari), Review of Economics and Statistics, November 1989, 636-642
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