Dr. Reza Kheirandish
Associate Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
B.S., Sharif University of Technology
Reza Kheirandish is an Associate Professor of Economics and Bud and Marry University Professor in the College of Business at Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia. He received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Virginia Tech in 2008, his M.S. degree in Economics from Virginia Tech in 2000, and his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 1994. He has published in journals such as Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, and Journal of Applied Statistics. He has presented and published in many conferences including Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Society for Advancement of Management, Southeastern Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), SABE/IAREP/ICABEEP, and Middle East Economic Association annual meeting. He has talked about different topics including Economics and Statistics as a guest speaker in various occasions. Reza is also the director of Center for Research in Economic Sustainability and Trends (CREST) in the College of Business at Clayton State University. He served as the program chair of the SEINFORMS 2011 regional conference and the program co-chair for the SABE/IAREP/ICABEEP 2013 international conference. Reza is currently serving as the president of the Southeastern chapter of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (SEINFORMS). He is a board member and webmaster of Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE) and CFO, one of the original founders, board member, and webmaster of Connecting Clayton, Inc.
Undergraduate - Business Statistics, Econometrics, Experimetns and Games in Economics, Foundations of Statistics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Survey of Economics.
Graduate - Decision Making under Uncertainty, Managerial Economics, Research Project.
Research interests: Microeconomics Theory; Household Economics; Behavioral Economics; Economic Development; Economic Impact Study; Income, Distribution, Poverty, Inequality, Mobility; Empirical Economics; Linear & Nonlinear Systems Theory & Optimal Control Theory (w/ special interest in economics & business applications).
Committee service: President (2013-14), Southeastern Chapter of Institute for Operations Research & the Management Sciences (SEINFORMS); Program Chair (2013), SABE/IAREP/ICABEEP Conference; Vice-President (2012-13), SEINFORMS; Program Chair (2010-11), SEINFORMS Conference; Board member & webmaster of Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE); CFO, one of the original founders, current board members, & webmaster of Connecting Clayton, Inc. ( a 501-c3 nonprofit organization).
Dr. Reza's personal page: http://faculty.clayton.edu/rkheiran