Homayoun Shirazi

Welcome to my website!

I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at Toronto Metropolitan University.  My research interests lie in the areas of Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, and Urban Economics with a particular interest in agent heterogeneity and inequality.  My current research focuses on the impact of rent price rigidity and speculative behaviour on house prices during business cycles.


Department of Economics

350 Victoria Street,  Toronto, ON  M5B 2K3 

homayoun.shirazi (at) torontomu (dot) ca

Phone:  +1  416 979 5000


Research Fields:

Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Urban Economics with a particular focus on Housing and Rental Markets, Applied Time-series


PhD in Economics, 2018 - 2024 (expected)  - Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Canada

Visiting Scholar, 2014-2015- Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research (CNetS), Indiana University, Indiana, USA

MA in Economics, 2008-2011 - Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

BA in Economics, 2004-2008 - University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran