Arman Rezaee

University of California, San Diego

Arman Rezaee is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). Prior to UCSD, he completed a Master in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2009, as well as his Bachelor of Arts at the University of California Berkeley in 2007. His research interests include development economics, public economics, and political economy, and has many ongoing research projects in Pakistan. 

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project addresses three key constraints that are particularly relevant to small firms in capital-intensive industries: knowledge constraints, market failures and lack of economies of scale.
Researchers: Arman Rezaee, Sarojini Hirshleifer, Benjamin Kachero, Andy Brownback, Denis Okumu
Grants Round: 5th MRG Round
Country: Uganda
This study conducts a unique experimental evaluation of an intervention that focuses on technical training and the creation of economies of scale among small enterprises to increase access to markets.
Researchers: Sarojini Hirshleifer, Arman Rezaee, Benjamin Kachero
Grants Round: Special ERG - PhD #3
Country: Uganda
A pilot study using two milk quality-testing technologies investigates the potential existence of a lemons problem in the market for untreated milk in Lahore, Pakistan, as well as the impact of information interventions on both sides of the market. 
Researchers: Ali Hasanain, Arman Rezaee, Yasir Khan
Grants Round: Special ERG - LIC #2
Country: Pakistan
Cross-cutting themes: Fragile and conflict-affected states