University of Southern California

Fatemeh Ibrahimi-Nazarian
Academic Director of IBEAR MBA Program and Associate Professor of Clinical of Finance and Business Economics.

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804

PhD, MA, University of Southern California; BA, Florida Atlantic University.


Fatemah Ibrahimi Nazarian is a financial economist who specializes in macroeconomics and corporate finance. She has conducted research on the effect of fluctuations in exchange rates and macroeconomic variables and policies on international stock markets. Her research has been published in Global Portfolio Diversification and International Review of Economics. Professor Nazarian has served as a research associate at the Center for Futures Research, as a research fellow at the Energy Modeling Center, and as CFO of an export company. Winner of the Golden Apple Teaching Award for Finance and Business Economics. Her current research involves risk and return to investment, and exchange rate exposure in emerging nations.


Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F. (2017) "Unconventional Monetary Policy and it's Impact on Real Estate Values and Long Term Economic Growth,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F., and Safarzadeh, M. R. (2016) "The Effect of the Affordable Care act on Risk and Return to Health Care Industry: An intervention Function Analysis,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F., and Safarzadeh, M. R. (2016) "Risk and Return Performance of the Mortgage Backed Securities,".
Ibrahimi Nazarian, F. (2015) "Trade Effects of EMU in Long Run,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F., and Safarzadeh, M. R. (2014) "Is REIT a Right Investment Risk? Risk and Return Analysis of Mortgage Backed Securities.,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F., and Safarzadeh, M. R. (2013) "Efficiency Of Currency Asset Classes," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 3 (2), 544-558.
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F. (2013) "Prerequisites to GCC Monetary Union,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F. (2013) "Purchasing Power Parity-The Case of Taiwan-US Dollars,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F. (2012) "Efficiency Of Asset Classes," International Journal Of Economics and Financial Issues.
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F. (2012) "Risk and Return to Investment in Five Emerging Nations: A Mathematica Simulation," Journal of Stock and Forex Trading, Vol.1 (2), 1-6.
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F., and Safarzadeh, M. R. (2012) "Relative Efficiency of Currency Asset Classes,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F., and Safarzadeh, M. R. (2011) "Risk and Return to Investment in Emerging Nations: The Case of BRIC Countries,".
Ibrahimi-Nazarian, F., and , S. (2011) "Effectiveness of Exchange Market Intervention: The case of US/Taiwan Dollar,".