I am a lecturer in the Dept. of ECON and SOM. I earned my B.A. in Economics from Tehran University ,Tehran, Iran. I received my M.A. and Ph.D. from Clark University in Worcester MA in 1978. I was a tenured assistant professor at Shiraz University, Iran until 1987 when I returned to UCLA to spend my sabbatical leave and then decided to stay in U.S. permanently. I have taught Statistics, Operations Management, Micro, Macro and Managerial Economics. I have published a few articles in Economic and Operations Management journals.