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Abbas A. Taheri

Dr. Taheri


Professor, Business & Economics

Educational Background

  • B.S., National University of Iran
  • M.B.A., Roosevelt University
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

Teaching Awards

  • Koplan Fellowship Award, 1995
  • United Nations Teaching Consultant Award, 1996
  • Appleton Rotary Cutting Edge Teaching Excellence Award, 1999

Areas of Expertise

  • Energy Economy Interactions
  • Impact of Environmental Regulation on Industry
  • Fossil Fuel Consumption and Ambient Air Pollution
  • Modeling/Estimation of Inter-Related Factor Demands, Technology, Scale, and Compliance Effects
  • Recent Publications:
    • Abbas A. Taheri, and Rodney Stevenson "Energy Price, Environmental Policy, and Technological Bias," The Energy Journal, 23 (4), pp. 85-107, October 2002 .

  • Presentation:
    • Abbas A. Taheri, and Rodney Stevenson "Environmental Compliance and U.S. Industrial Productivity," paper presented at the 77th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, Seattle, WA, June 29-July 3, 2002.


  • Econometric Society
  • International Association for Energy Economics
  • American Economic Association
  • Western Economic Association

Other Interests

  • Outdoors
  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Principles of Economics-Macro
  • Principles of Economics-Micro
  • Money and Banking
  • Basic Economic Theory (Graduate MBA-UW-Oshkosh)
  • Business & Economics Statistics

Business links

UWC-Department of Business and Economics
U.S. International Trade Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics