Original Research
Investigating Relationship between Trade and Income Inequalities

Monireh Dizaji; Arash Ketabforoush Badri

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, Pages 1-14

  This paper investigates the relationship between trade and regional income inequalities in the period 2001-2010 using panel data for 18 selected developing countries. The results show that trade has a significant and negative effect on regional income inequalities, so that an increase of 1 percent of ...  Read More

Original Research
A Survey of the Causality Relation between Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in Iran

Masoud Nonejad; Sarvoldin Fathi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, Pages 15-27

  The study of the reasons of economic growth is of great importance and it is always considered by many economists. Improving life quality of people and increasing public welfare are the goals of various governments in the world and economic growth is one of the important factors in achieving these goals. ...  Read More

Original Research
Reviewing the Relationship between Capital Structure Policies and the Life Cycle of Listed Companies in Tehran Stock Exchange

Amir Motahedin; Ehsan Mirmostafaee

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, Pages 28-36

  This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between capital structure policies and the lifecycle of listed companies in Tehran Stock Exchange. In order to achieve this aim, a main hypothesis and three sub-hypotheses were developed and a multivariate linear regression was used to test research ...  Read More

Original Research
The Influence of Knowledge Management Factors on Food Exports in Iran

Khadijeh Mohammadi Siyaprani; Kazem Gholami

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, Pages 37-51

  The present study aims to investigate the effective variables of knowledge management in food exports in Iran. A new model was designed in this research on the basis of achieved statistical data from production associations and export firms. Structural equation modeling (SEM) was applied to assess the ...  Read More

Original Research
Brand Loyalty in Sportswear in Iran

Rahil Khoei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, Pages 52-80

  This paper reports the results of brand loyalty and brand personality of 345 accepted questionnaires from 370 answered questionnaire by tourist in Kish Island that is the most tourism city in Iran so that can be expand the research to all over the Iran. This paper explores brand loyalty and brand personality ...  Read More

Review Article
A Review of Privatization in Iran

Leila Sedighikamal; Ghodratollah Talebnia

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, Pages 81-92

  Privatization has become a popular panacea for solving the organizational problems of governments by reducing the role of the state and encouraging the growth of the private sector enterprises. However, privatization takes a number of forms and has been approached in various ways during the move away ...  Read More

Conceptual Paper
Resistance Economy, Turning the Sanction to Opportunity

Ali Keshavarzi; Sarvoldin Fathi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, Pages 93-100

  In recent years, the term Resistance economy is raised by the great Leader of Iran and then it is turned into the common concept of political economy issues. Various theorists presented their views by various approaches; some people investigated by economy literature, others by Islamic economy and evaluated ...  Read More