Professor Mirhosseini earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2007. Before joining the Northern Illinois University faculty in 2007, he held a position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain.
Current Research: Optimal Wages for Politicians, Voting Pattern in Multiple Round Elections: An Analysis of the 2005 Presidential Election in Iran", and Learning from Enemy.
Area of Specialization: Microeconomics, Public Economics
"Populism, Socialist or Oligarchic?" [Submitted to The Economic Journal]