Sasan Bakhtiari

Associate Professor

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Personal profile

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Sasan Bakhtiari received his Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tehran and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2008. He joined XJTLU in 2024 as an associate professor. Prior to his engagement with XJTLU, he held positions with the US Census Bureau, University of New South Wales in Australia and the Australian Department of Industry. Dr. Bakhtiari's research focuses on the microeconometrics study of business dynamics, innovation and productivity. He has published extensively on the topic in various international journals.

Research interests

Microeconometrics, Buisness Dynamics, Innovation, and Productivity


Associate Professor, Xian Jiatong-Liverpool University, 2024 to present

Research Manager, AngusKnight Group, 2023-2024

Senior Economist, Australian Dept. of Industry, 2013 to 2023

Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2008 to 2013

Research Economist, US Census Bureau, 2004- to 2008

Awards and honours

  • Fellow of Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Australian National University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Economics, University of Maryland, College Park

Award Date: 17 Aug 2008

Master, Economics, University of Maryland, College Park

Award Date: 1 Jun 2005

Master, Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran

Award Date: 1 May 1998

Bachelor, Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran

Award Date: 1 Feb 1995

Person Types

  • Staff


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