Nyaz Najmadeen Noori has Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Sulaimaniyah, in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. He was awarded PhD at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom in 2012. His PhD thesis, written under the supervision of Prof. Gerd Nonneman, is entitled “Faces of Economic Inequality in the Iraq Kurdistan (2004-2010): The Role of Regulation”.
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During 2015-2016, Noori was a visiting researcher in the department of Economic History at Lund University. Supervised by Associate Prof. Martin Anderson, he come up with an article entitled “The Failure of Economic Reform in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (1921-2015): the vicious circle of uncivic traditions, resource curse, and centralization” published in British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies.
Before his stay at CMES, Lund University, for three months, he was working as chairperson of Business Department at Komar University for Science and Technology, a private university located in Sulaimaniayh City, Kurdistan Region.
Co-authored with prof. Hoshyar Marouf, a Kurdish economist, he has recently published “Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy” in Kurdish.
Since 2004, Nyaz has experience of teaching in several universities, including the University of Sulaimaniyah and Komar University. He has taught Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Human Resource Management, Principles of Economics, and Economic Studies, both in English and Kurdish language. Also, he has acted as advisor to various public and private institutions in Kurdistan Region of Iraq, most notably Board of Investment and Komar University.
His research interests include but not limited to"
1. Human Development,
2. Gender Inequality,
3. Economic Reforms,
4. Institutions and conflict resolution,
5. and Political Economy of Kurdistan Region and Iraq in general.
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