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Ali Shourideh

Assistant Professor of Finance

Research Interests: macroeconomics, public finance, financial markets, contract theory, dynamic games

Links: CV, Personal Website

Contact Information

Address: 2322 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email: shouride@wharton.upenn.edu
Office: 215-898-2370

Overview

 

Education

PhD, University of Minnesota, 2012; MA, University of British Columbia, 2005;BSc, Sharif University of Technology, 2004

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2011 - Present; Previous Visiting Appointments: New York University, Yale University

Research


  • Mikhail Golosov, Ali Shourideh, Maxim Troshkin, Aleh Tsyvinski (2013), Optimal Pension Systems with Simple Instruments, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 103 (3), 502 - 507.
  • Ali Shourideh, Roozbeh Hosseini, Larry E. Jones (2013), Optimal contracting with dynastic altruism: Family size and per capita consumption, Journal of Economic Theory  
  • Ali Shourideh, Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Work In Progress), External Financing and the Reallocation of Capital over the Business Cycle: Measurement and Theory.    Abstract
  • Ali Shourideh (Under Review), Optimal Taxation of Wealthy Individuals.    Abstract  Related Materials
  • Ali Shourideh, Maxim Troshkin (Work In Progress), Providing Efficient Incentives to Work: Retirement Ages and the Pension System.    Abstract
  • Varadarajan V Chari, Ali Shourideh, Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Under Revision), Adverse Selection, Reputation and Sudden Collapses in Secondary Loan Markets.    Abstract

Teaching

Monetary Economics and the Global Economy

This is an intermediate-level course in macroeconomics and the global economy, including topics in monetary and international economics. The goal is to provide a unified framework for understanding macroeconomic events and policy, which govern the global economic environment of business. The course analyze the determinants and behavior of employment, production, demand and profits; inflation, interest rates, asset prices, and wages; exchange rates and international flows of goods and assets; including the interaction of the real economy with monetary policy and the financial system. The analysis is applied to current events, both in the US and abroad.

 

 

Courses

Current

  • FNCE613 - Macroeconomics and the Global Economic Environment

    This course is required of all students except those who, having prior training in macroeconomics, money and banking, and stabilization policy at an intermediate or advanced level, can obtain a waiver by passing an examination. The purpose of FNCE 613 is to train the student to think systematically about the current state of the economy and macroeconomic policy, and to be able to evaluate the economic environment within which business and financial decisions are made. The course emphasizes the use of economic theory to understand the workings of financial markets and the operation and impact of government policies. Specifically, the course studies the determinants of the level of national income, employment, investment, interest rates, the supply of money, inflation, exchange rates, and the formulation and operation of stabilization policies.

    FNCE613006  ( Syllabus

    FNCE613007  ( Syllabus

    FNCE613008  ( Syllabus

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  • FNCE101 - Monetary Economics and the Global Economy

    This is an intermediate-level course in macroeconomics and the global economy, including topics in monetary and international economics. The goal is to provide a unified framework for understanding macroeconomic events and policy, which govern the global economic environment of business. The course analyzes the determinants and behavior of employment, production, demand and profits; inflation, interest rates, asset prices, and wages; exchange rates and international flows of goods and assets; including the interaction of the real economy with monetary policy and the financial system. The analysis is applied to current events, both in the US and abroad. During the spring semester there are honors sections of FNCE 101 offered. The seats in the honors sections are awarded through an application process. Please go to https://fnce.wharton.upenn.edu/programs/course-applications/ for additional information.