Arman Mansoorian

Department of Economics

Professor

Office: Vari Hall, 1026
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 33403
Emailarman@yorku.ca

I have been a full professor at York since 2006. In the past I have served as Graduate Director and Chair of the Department of Economics. I have also held positions at the UWO, and Dalhousie University. My principal research interests are in Macroeconomics and Fiscal Federalism.

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Selected Publications

Resource Discoveries and "Excessive" External Borrowing. Economic Journal, vol. 101, November 1991, 1497–1509.

International Fiscal Policy Coordination and Economic Growth (joint with Michael Devereux). International Economic Review, vol. 33, May 1992, 249–268.

Attachment to Home, and Efficient Purchases of Population, in a Fiscal Externality Economy (joint with Gordon Myers). Journal of Public Economics, vol. 52, August 1993, 117–132.

On the Consequences of Government Objectives for Economies with Mobile Population (joint with Gordon Myers). Journal of Public Economics, vol. 63, January 1997, 265–281.

Habits and Durability in Consumption and the Dynamics of the Current Account. Journal of International Economics: vol. 44, February 1998, 69–82.

Money, Habits and Growth (joint with Leo Michelis). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 29(7), July 2005, 1267–1285.

All Publications

Books

Macroeconmics, the second Canadian edition, Bradford DeLong, Martha Olney, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, January 2007.

Instructor’s Manual for Macroeconmics, the second Canadian edition, by David N. DeJong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, January 2007.

Macroeconmics, the first Canadian edition, Bradford DeLong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, 2004.

Instructor’s Manual for Macroeconmics, the first Canadian edition, by David N. DeJong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, 2004.

Instructor’s Manual for Macroeconmics, the first Canadian edition, by David N. DeJong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, 2004.

Journal Articles

“Measuring the Contribution of Durable Goods to the Welfare Cost of Inflation” (joint with Leo Michelis). Canadian Journal of Economics, 49(2) May 2016, 815–833.

On the Monetary Approach to the Balance of Payments. Open Economies Review 25, September 2014, 721-737.

Real Asset Returns, Inflation and Activity in a Small, Open, Cash-in-Advance Economy (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Journal of International Money and Finance, 32 February 2013, 234–250.

Money, Capital and the Pigou Effect. Economics Letters, vol. 117, October 2012, 354–356.

On Money and Capital with Durable Goods (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, Vol. 107 (1), April 2010, 36–38

The Effects of Inflation in a Small Open Economy with Durability in Consumption (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Open Economies Review, Vol. 21 (2), April 2010, 221–236.

Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Durable Goods and Differing Cash-in-Advance Constraints (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, Vol. 107 (2), May 2010, 246–248

Savings, Investment, Employment, and Inflation in a Small Open Economy with Habit Persistence (joint with Leo Michelis and Mohammed Mohsin). Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 14, June 2010, 365–387.

Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Durable Goods and Differing Cash-in-Advance Constraints (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, Vol. 107 (2), May 2010, 246–248

Savings, Investment, Employment, and Inflation in a Small Open Economy with Habit Persistence (joint with Leo Michelis and Mohammed Mohsin). Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 14, June 2010, 365–387.

Inflation Stabilization with Durable Goods and Endogenous Time Preference (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Economic Record, Vol. 86, September 2010, 342–351.

On the Employment, Investment, and Current Account Effects of Trade Liberalizations with Durability in Consumption (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). North American Journal of Economics and Finance, vol. 21, December 2010, 228–240

Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Marshallian Preferences (joint with Constantine Angyridis). The Economic Record, Vol. 85, March 2009, 21–31.

The Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Effect with Marshallian Preferences (joint with Constantine Angyridis). Economics Bulletin, Vol. 6 (11), March 2008, pp. 1–11.

Durable Goods, Time Preference, and the Dynamics of the Current Account (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Open Economies Review, Vol. 19 (3), July 2008, pp. 337–354.

The Transition to a New Inflation Rate in Models with Habit Formation (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, vol. 91(1), April 2006, 56–60.

On the Employment, Investment and Current Account Effects of Inflation (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Journal of International Economics, vol. 70(1), September 2006, 296–313.

Money, Habits and Growth (joint with Leo Michelis). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 29(7), July 2005, 1267–1285.

Money, Capital and Real Liquidity Effects with Habits Formation (joint with Leo Michelis). Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 38(2), May 2005, 430–453.

Monetary Policy in a Cash-in-Advance Economy: Employment, Capital Accumulation and the Term Structure of Interest Rates (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 37(2), May 2004, 336–352.

Durable Goods, Habits, Time Preference and Exchange Rates (joint with Simon Neaime). North American Journal of Economics and Finance, vol. 14 (1), March 2003: 115–130.

Habits and Durability in Consumption and the Effects of Exchange Rate Policies (joint with Simon Neaime). International Economic Journal, vol. 16, Summer 2002, pages 97–114.

Risk Sharing and Redistribution in a Federal System with Population Mobility and Long Horizons. Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 33, August 2000, 662–676.

Habits and Durability in Consumption and the Effects of Tariff Protection (joint with Simon Neaime). Open Economies Review, vol. 11, July 2000, 195–204.

Habits and Durability in Consumption and the Dynamics of the Current Account. Journal of International Economics: vol. 44, February 1998, 69–82.

On the Consequences of Government Objectives for Economies with Mobile Population (joint with Gordon Myers). Journal of Public Economics, vol. 63, January 1997, 265–281.

On the Macroeconomic Policy Implications of Habit Persistence. Journal of Money Credit and Banking, vol.28, February 1996, 119–129.

Private Sector versus Public Sector Externalities in a Federation (joint with Gordon Myers). Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 26, 1996, 543–555.

Budget Deficits, Corporate Income Taxes, and the Current Account. Journal of Money Credit and Banking, vol. 27, May 1995, 378–388.

Habit Persistence and the Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Effect in an Infinite Horizon Model. Journal of International Economics, vol. 34, February 1993, 153–166.

Tariffs, Habit Persistence, and the Current Account. Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 26, February 1993, 194–207.

Attachment to Home, and Efficient Purchases of Population, in a Fiscal Externality Economy (joint with Gordon Myers). Journal of Public Economics, vol. 52, August 1993, 117–132.

International Fiscal Policy Coordination and Economic Growth (joint with Michael Devereux). International Economic Review, vol. 33, May 1992, 249–268.

Income Effect, Wealth Effect and the Terms of Trade with Finite Horizons. Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 25, May 1992, 474–484.

Resource Discoveries and "Excessive" External Borrowing. Economic Journal, vol. 101, November 1991, 1497–1509.

Other

On the Implications of Different Cash in Advance Constraints with Endogenous Labour (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). In Functional Structure Inference, edited by William Barnett and Paul Serletis. Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam. (2008)

PowerPoint Presentation to accompany Macroeconomics, the second Canadian edition (January 2007), McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers.

PowerPoint Presentation by Linda Ghent and Arman Mansoorian to accompany Macroeconomics, the first Canadian edition by J. Bradford DeLong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis (2004), McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers.

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ECON2400 3.0  Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory I LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/ECON3440 3.0  Monetary Economics II: Theory and Policy LECT  


I have been a full professor at York since 2006. In the past I have served as Graduate Director and Chair of the Department of Economics. I have also held positions at the UWO, and Dalhousie University. My principal research interests are in Macroeconomics and Fiscal Federalism.

All Publications

Books

Macroeconmics, the second Canadian edition, Bradford DeLong, Martha Olney, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, January 2007.

Instructor’s Manual for Macroeconmics, the second Canadian edition, by David N. DeJong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, January 2007.

Macroeconmics, the first Canadian edition, Bradford DeLong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, 2004.

Instructor’s Manual for Macroeconmics, the first Canadian edition, by David N. DeJong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, 2004.

Instructor’s Manual for Macroeconmics, the first Canadian edition, by David N. DeJong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, 2004.

Journal Articles

“Measuring the Contribution of Durable Goods to the Welfare Cost of Inflation” (joint with Leo Michelis). Canadian Journal of Economics, 49(2) May 2016, 815–833.

On the Monetary Approach to the Balance of Payments. Open Economies Review 25, September 2014, 721-737.

Real Asset Returns, Inflation and Activity in a Small, Open, Cash-in-Advance Economy (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Journal of International Money and Finance, 32 February 2013, 234–250.

Money, Capital and the Pigou Effect. Economics Letters, vol. 117, October 2012, 354–356.

On Money and Capital with Durable Goods (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, Vol. 107 (1), April 2010, 36–38

The Effects of Inflation in a Small Open Economy with Durability in Consumption (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Open Economies Review, Vol. 21 (2), April 2010, 221–236.

Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Durable Goods and Differing Cash-in-Advance Constraints (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, Vol. 107 (2), May 2010, 246–248

Savings, Investment, Employment, and Inflation in a Small Open Economy with Habit Persistence (joint with Leo Michelis and Mohammed Mohsin). Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 14, June 2010, 365–387.

Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Durable Goods and Differing Cash-in-Advance Constraints (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, Vol. 107 (2), May 2010, 246–248

Savings, Investment, Employment, and Inflation in a Small Open Economy with Habit Persistence (joint with Leo Michelis and Mohammed Mohsin). Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 14, June 2010, 365–387.

Inflation Stabilization with Durable Goods and Endogenous Time Preference (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Economic Record, Vol. 86, September 2010, 342–351.

On the Employment, Investment, and Current Account Effects of Trade Liberalizations with Durability in Consumption (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). North American Journal of Economics and Finance, vol. 21, December 2010, 228–240

Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Marshallian Preferences (joint with Constantine Angyridis). The Economic Record, Vol. 85, March 2009, 21–31.

The Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Effect with Marshallian Preferences (joint with Constantine Angyridis). Economics Bulletin, Vol. 6 (11), March 2008, pp. 1–11.

Durable Goods, Time Preference, and the Dynamics of the Current Account (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Open Economies Review, Vol. 19 (3), July 2008, pp. 337–354.

The Transition to a New Inflation Rate in Models with Habit Formation (joint with Leo Michelis). Economics Letters, vol. 91(1), April 2006, 56–60.

On the Employment, Investment and Current Account Effects of Inflation (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Journal of International Economics, vol. 70(1), September 2006, 296–313.

Money, Habits and Growth (joint with Leo Michelis). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 29(7), July 2005, 1267–1285.

Money, Capital and Real Liquidity Effects with Habits Formation (joint with Leo Michelis). Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 38(2), May 2005, 430–453.

Monetary Policy in a Cash-in-Advance Economy: Employment, Capital Accumulation and the Term Structure of Interest Rates (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 37(2), May 2004, 336–352.

Durable Goods, Habits, Time Preference and Exchange Rates (joint with Simon Neaime). North American Journal of Economics and Finance, vol. 14 (1), March 2003: 115–130.

Habits and Durability in Consumption and the Effects of Exchange Rate Policies (joint with Simon Neaime). International Economic Journal, vol. 16, Summer 2002, pages 97–114.

Risk Sharing and Redistribution in a Federal System with Population Mobility and Long Horizons. Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 33, August 2000, 662–676.

Habits and Durability in Consumption and the Effects of Tariff Protection (joint with Simon Neaime). Open Economies Review, vol. 11, July 2000, 195–204.

Habits and Durability in Consumption and the Dynamics of the Current Account. Journal of International Economics: vol. 44, February 1998, 69–82.

On the Consequences of Government Objectives for Economies with Mobile Population (joint with Gordon Myers). Journal of Public Economics, vol. 63, January 1997, 265–281.

On the Macroeconomic Policy Implications of Habit Persistence. Journal of Money Credit and Banking, vol.28, February 1996, 119–129.

Private Sector versus Public Sector Externalities in a Federation (joint with Gordon Myers). Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 26, 1996, 543–555.

Budget Deficits, Corporate Income Taxes, and the Current Account. Journal of Money Credit and Banking, vol. 27, May 1995, 378–388.

Habit Persistence and the Harberger-Laursen-Metzler Effect in an Infinite Horizon Model. Journal of International Economics, vol. 34, February 1993, 153–166.

Tariffs, Habit Persistence, and the Current Account. Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 26, February 1993, 194–207.

Attachment to Home, and Efficient Purchases of Population, in a Fiscal Externality Economy (joint with Gordon Myers). Journal of Public Economics, vol. 52, August 1993, 117–132.

International Fiscal Policy Coordination and Economic Growth (joint with Michael Devereux). International Economic Review, vol. 33, May 1992, 249–268.

Income Effect, Wealth Effect and the Terms of Trade with Finite Horizons. Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 25, May 1992, 474–484.

Resource Discoveries and "Excessive" External Borrowing. Economic Journal, vol. 101, November 1991, 1497–1509.

Other

On the Implications of Different Cash in Advance Constraints with Endogenous Labour (joint with Mohammed Mohsin). In Functional Structure Inference, edited by William Barnett and Paul Serletis. Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam. (2008)

PowerPoint Presentation to accompany Macroeconomics, the second Canadian edition (January 2007), McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers.

PowerPoint Presentation by Linda Ghent and Arman Mansoorian to accompany Macroeconomics, the first Canadian edition by J. Bradford DeLong, Arman Mansoorian and Leo Michelis (2004), McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers.


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ECON2400 3.0  Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory I LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/ECON3440 3.0  Monetary Economics II: Theory and Policy LECT