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Moghadam Award

Long-Term, Sustainable Economic Development in Iran

The Stanford Iran 2040 Project announces the first annual Moghadam Award in Iranian Economics to recognize the best original paper on Long-Term, Sustainable Economic Development in Iran.

The primary areas of interest are economy as well as economy-related subjects in energy, water, agriculture, and the environment. Ideal manuscripts would include quantitative analysis in at least one of the aforementioned areas. 

The awardee will be asked to present the paper at the next Stanford Iran Economic Forum to be held in Summer 2017. All travel expenses will be covered and the awardee will also receive a $10,000 prize.

Papers published in 2016/17, as well as unpublished works, will be considered. Submissions should have a maximum of 25 pages (single-spaced, 12-point font) and include a one-page executive summary. Authors are encouraged to send an abstract for presubmission inquiry prior to full manuscript submission.

Manuscripts should be sent to Dr. Pooya Azadi ( by July 11, 2017.

Download 2017 Award Announcement.pdf