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by Sohrab Behdad and Timur Kuran about Theory of Islamic Economics: Tradition and Transformation.
From Granville
to Samarkand
and Kashghar


Publications in English


Book Reviews in English

  • S.M, Ghazanfar, ed., Medieval Economic Thought: Filling the "Great Gap" in European Economics, London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003, in Economic Develpment and Cultural Change, Volume 54, Number 1, pp. 280-283.
  • Elias G. Kazarian, Islamic Versus Traditional Banking: Financial Innovation in Egypt, Westview Presss, 1993, in The Middle East Journal, volume 50, number 2, Spring 1996.
  • Farhad Nomani and Ali Rahnema, Islamic Economic Systems, Zed Press, 1994, in Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, December 1995.
  • Masudul Alam Choudhury, The Principles of Islamic Political Economy: A Methodological Inquiry, St. Martin's Press, 1992, in Middle East Studies AssociationBulletin, volume 27, number 2, December 1993, pp. 197-98.
  • Karshenas, Massoud, Oil State and Industrialization in Iran, Cambridge University Press, 1990, in International Journal of Middle East Studies, volume 24, number 4, November 1992, pp. 702-704;
  • Rahnema, Ali, and Farhad Nomani, The Secular Miracle: Religion, Politics and Economic Policy in Iran, Zed Press, 1990, in Iranian Studies, volume 25, numbers 3-4, 1992, pp. 77-82.
  • Bina, Cyrus, The Economics of Oil Crisis, St. Martin's Press, 1985, in The Journal of Energy and Development, volume 11, number 2, Spring 1986, pp. 340-341.
  • Razavi, H., and F. Vakil, The Political Environment of Planning in Iran, 1971-83, Westview Press, 1984, in Iranian Studies, volume 19, number 2, Spring 1986, pp. 183-186.

Publications in Persian

  • "Enqelab Farhangi-ye Jomhouri-ye Eslami: Eslamikardan-e Eqtesad dar Daneshgaha-ye Iran," "Islamic Republic's Cultural Revolution: Islamization of Economics in Iranian Universities," Kankash (A Persian Journal of History, Culture and Politics, published in New York) Fall 1997.

  • "Jomhouri-ye Eslami dar bezangah-e bohran-e eqtesadi,""The Islamic Republic and the Economic Crisis in Iran," Cesmandaz (A Multidisciplinary Journal of Iranian Studies, published in Paris), Fall 1995.

  • Translation of E. K. Hunt, Property and Prophets, Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies, Jibi Publishing (Tehran), 1980.

  • Fundamentals of Political Economy, Faculty of Economics, Tehran University (FETU), 1979.

  • Multinational Corporations, edited and translated, Tehran Technological University Press, 1979.

  • "The Theory of Genesis of the Multinational Corporations," Tahqiqat-e Eqtesadi (Journal of Economic Research), Spring 1977.
  • Microeconomics, FETU, 1975.

  • International Economics, FETU, 1974.


  • "Navvab-Safavi va Armanshar-e Fadaian-e Eslam," a Persian translation of "Islamic Utopia in Pre-Revolutionary Iran" Middle Eastern Studies, volume 33. Number 1, January 1997, by Jafar Kheyrkhahan in Neshat, (a Tehran Daily, volume 1, numbers, 15, 16, 120, March 8 and 9 and August 1, 1999.
  • "Eslami Kardan-e Elm-e Eqtesad dar Daneshgaha-ye Iran," a Persian translation of "Islamization of Economics in Iranian Universities," International Journal of Middle East Studies, volume 27, number 2, May 1995, in Salam (a Tehran Daily) volume 7, numbers 1994, 1998 and 2000, Aptril 23, 28 and 30, 1998.

Commentaries/Columns in Persian Periodicals

  • "Iran Dar Rah-e Demokrasi" in Koroush Rahimkhani (ed.) Perostrika va Eslahat, Tehran 2001
  • "Demokrasi dar Faza-ye Baz: Konferans-e Berlin," (Democracy in Open Politcal Space: The Berlin Conference), Mihan (A Political Monthly, Paris), volume 5, number 45, October/November 2000.
  • "Eslah talabi-ye Mahdood ya Forsat Talabi-ye Ma'qul?" (Limited Reformism or Reasonable Opportunism?), Mihan (A Political Monthly, Paris), volume 5, number 43, April 2000.
  • "Majles, Qanun-e Kar va Peyamadhay-e Mussavabeh-ye Akhir" (Parliament, the Labor Law and the Consequences of the Recent Revision), Asr-e Azadegan (Free Times Tehran daily) volume 1, number 126, March 8, 2000.
  • "Masaf dar Seattle" (WTO and Battle in Seattle) Akhbar-e Eqtesadi (Economic News Tehran Daily) volume 1, number 71, December 5, 1999.
  • "Eqtesad-e Nabesaman va Bodjeh-ye Jumhori-ye Eslami," (Economic Crisis and the Budget of the Islamic Republic of Iran), Mihan (Paris), volume IV, number 35, February 1999.