Ida Mirzaie received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She joined the Ohio State University in 2000 where she is a senior lecturer in the department of Economics. She has held assistant professor positions at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio and DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, teaching undergraduate and MBA level courses. Dr. Mirzaie is a research fellow at the Economic Research Forum for Arab countries, Turkey and Iran. Her research has been published in journals including Journal of International Money and Finance, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Developing Areas, and Bulletin of Economic Research. She has been a visiting scholar at International Monetary Fund. Number of her research has been published as IMF working papers and also as chapters in different edited books.
Dr. Mirzaie’s research topics include investigating the effects of the dollar fluctuations on the U.S. economy, determinants of consumer confidence and debt stress in the U.S., and the effects of government economic policies in Middle East. Dr. Mirzaie serves as a faculty advisor for United Nation Association-Columbus chapter in their joint internship program with International Studies department in addition to advising two student organizations at the OSU, United Nation Association of Columbus Student Alliance, and STAND: A Student Anti-Genocide Coalition.