Mehran Ebrahimian

Mehran Ebrahimian

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    2437 Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: financial institutions, economic development, and inequality.


Mehran Ebrahimian (2018), “Financial Intermediation and the Distribution of Income”, working paper.

Awards and Honors

  • Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd Graduate Fellowship in Finance, The Wharton School, 2016-2017
  • The Doctoral Program Fellowship, The Wharton School, 2015-2020
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Fellowship, Sharif University of Technology, 2008-2014
  • Bronze Medal, 39th International Physics Olympiad, Hanoi, Vietnam, July 2008


    What Science Says About Quitting While You’re Ahead

    People who achieve a personal best tend to relax afterwards and not push themselves further. But is that a good thing to do?

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/16
    The White House Budget: What’s the Reality?

    White House budgets usually amount to nothing more than "vision statements" -- and the latest one suffers from undue optimism about economic growth and a troubling expansion of the deficit, experts say.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/16
    Why What You Say Reveals More Than You Think

    Research presented at a recent Wharton conference shows how word choice can have deep implications for individuals, business and society.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/02/16