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 Selected Presentations (1999-2013)

Selected Presentations (1999 – 2013)

Haghiri, M., Law, S. M. and A. Simchi (2013), “Using Generalized Additive Mixed Models to Examine Input Relationships in the Canadian Cable Television Industry,” Canadian Economics Association 47th Annual Meeting, HEC Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 30 – June 2

Haghiri, M. (2013), “The Provision of Locally Grown Produce in Atlantic Canada: Innovation in Food Distribution,” The 7th International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, Innsbruck-Igls, Austria, February 18-22 (accepted)

Haghiri, M. (2012), “Generalized Additive Models: Evidence from the Canadian Economy,” Western Economic Association International87th Annual Conference, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., June 29 – July 3

Haghiri, M. and R. N. Okech (2011), “The Role of the Agritourism Management in Developing the Economy of Rural Regions,” International Conference on Tourism & Management Studies, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, October 26-29  

Haghiri, M. (2011), “Advances in Traceability System: Consumer Attitudes toward Development of an Integration Method and Quality Control Systems for Farmed Atlantic Salmon,” 21st Annual World Symposium of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, Frankfurt, Germany, June 20-23

Haghiri, M. (2011), “The Role of Intraregional Investment in the Economic Development of the Humber River Basin in Newfoundland and Labrador,” Canadian Economics Association 45th Annual Meeting, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 2-5

Eddy, B. G., Baehre, R., Coady, M., Dort, A., Haghiri, M., Kelly, E., Philpott, T., Parsons, R., Sabau, G., Temple, K., Vincent, A., Williamson, T. and B. White (2011), “Human Dimensions of the Humber River Basin Ecosystem,” 3rd Annual Networking Conference, Humber River Basin Project, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, February 22  

Haghiri, M. and A. Simchi (2010), “An Application of Spline Smoothing in Estimating Semiparametric Stochastic Frontier Models,” North American Productivity Workshop VI (NAPW VI), Rice University, Houston, Texas, U.S.A., June 2-5

Haghiri, M., Law, S. M., Nolan, J. F. and A. Simchi (2010), “Comparing Nonparametric to Parametric Interaction Terms in Generalized Additive Models: Production Technology in the Canadian Cable Television Industry,” Canadian Economics Association 44th Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, May 28-30

Haghiri, M. (2010), “An Analysis of the Agritourism Industry in Western Newfoundland: Potentials & Impediments,” INVTUR 2010 – Tourism Research: State of the Art and Future Perspectives, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, March 10-13

Haghiri, M. (2009), “Consumer Attitudes toward a Mandatory Traceability and Labeling System for Farmed Salmon in Newfoundland and Labrador,” Grenfell Seminar Series, Memorial University – Grenfell Campus, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, September 21

Haghiri, M. (2009), “Traceability in the Newfoundland and Labrador Seafood Sector: Evidence of Consumer Preferences in the Salmon Industry,” TRACE R&D 2009 Conference, Canada’s Industry-Government Advisory Committee on Traceability, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, June 2–3

Haghiri, M. (2009), “The Status Quo of the Agritourism Industry in Western Newfoundland: Plan for Future,” Socio-Economic Conference 2009 Statistics Canada, Palais des congrès de Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, May 4–5

Haghiri, M. (2008), “The Necessity of Revising Economics Curricula in Canada: Where Do We Stand on International Trade Policy?” Atlantic Canada Economics Association 36th Annual Conference, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, October 24–26

Haghiri, M. and W. A. Kerr (2008), “A New Model of Education in International Trade Policy,” The World Universities Forum, Davos, Switzerland, January 31 – February 2 

Haghiri, M. (2007), “Preparation for Joining the Global Market: Is Iran Ready to be a Member of the World Trade Organization?” The 6th Iranian Agricultural Economics Conference, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran, October 30-31

Haghiri, M., Hobbs, J. E. and M. L. McNamara (2006), “Assessing Consumer Preferences for Organically Grown Fresh Fruit and Vegetables in Maritimes,” Canadian Association for Food Studies (CAFS) 1st Annual Meeting, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 1-2     

Haghiri, M. (2005), “Dairy Industry in Canada: An Overview,” Mount Allison University Alumni Annual Seminar Series, New Brunswick, Canada, February 9

Law, S. M., Haghiri, M. and J. F. Nolan (2004), “The Efficiency of Chemotherapy: DEA with the Patient as the Decision-Making Unit,” Atlantic Canada Economics Association 33rd Annual Conference, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, October 14-17  

Haghiri, M., Law, S. M. and J. F. Nolan (2004), “Input Separability in the Canadian Cable Television Industry: An Application of Generalized Additive Models,” Canadian Economics Association 38th Annual Meeting, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 4-6

Karimkoshteh, M. H. and M. Haghiri (2003), “Water-Reform Challenges in Iran,” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society Annual Meeting joint with The American Agricultural Economics Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 27-30

Haghiri, M. and A. Simchi (2003), “An Extension of the Generalized Quadratic Box-Cox Model using Response Transformation Models: A Case Study of Measuring Technical Efficiency of New York Dairy Producers,” Western Agricultural Economics Association Conference, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., July 11-15 

Haghiri, M., Furtan, H. W. and A. Simchi (2003), “Estimation of Supply Response Model for the Canadian Prairie: An Application of the Minimum Expected Loss Approach,” Western Agricultural Economics Association Conference, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., July 11-15

Haghiri, M. (2003), “Stochastic Semi-Parametric Frontier Analysis in Measuring Technical Efficiency: A Case Study of the Wisconsin Dairy Producers,” Canadian Economics Association 37th Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 29- June 1

Haghiri, M. and H. W. Furtan (2003), “Impact of the 2002 U.S. Farm Bill on the Prairie Feed Grain Industry,” Statistics Canada Economic Conference 2003: Canada in the North American Context,” Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 12-13 

Sanderson, K., Hobbs, J. E. and M. Haghiri (2003), “Consumer Perceptions and Willingness to Pay for Health Attributes in Bison,” Canadian Agricultural Economics Society Workshop: The Economics of Food and Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 2-3

Haghiri, M. and P. W. B. Phillips (2002), “The Impact of Globalization on Agricultural Biotechnology in Asia: A Model for Regional-Intellectual Property Rights,” paper presented in the Asia Pacific Economics and Business Conference (APEB) on The Impact of Global Competitive Environment on Asian Economics, Business, and Society, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, October 2-4

Haghiri, M., Karimkoshteh, M. H. and H.A. Naroei Khandan (2002), “Globalization Impact on Asian Agriculture,” paper presented in the fourth Conference of the Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) onNew Challenges facing Asian Agriculture under Globalization, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia, August 20-22

Haghiri, M. and A. Simchi (2002), “A General Solution to the Popperism or Productionism,” paper presented at the Second North American Productivity Workshop (NAPW II) Conference, Union College, Schenectady, New York, June 20-22

Haghiri, M. and A. Simchi (2002), “Estimating Technical Efficiency of Ontario Dairy Producers using the Marginal-Integration Method,” paper presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, May 30 – June 2

Haghiri, M., Nolan, J. F., and K. C. Tran (2001), “Generalized Additive Models and Measuring the Efficiency of Firms,” paper presented in the 7th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain, September 25-27

Haghiri, M. (2001), “Transaction Costs Theory in Relation to the Theory of Intermediary Firms in the Agro-Biotech Market Products,” paper presented in the 5th International Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, Ravello, Naples, Italy, June 15-18

Haghiri, M., Nolan J. F., and K. C. Tran (2001), “Stochastic Non-parametric Regression Analysis in Measuring Technical Efficiency of Dairy Producers: A Cross Border Comparison: Canada vs. The United States,” paper presented in the Statistics Canada Economic Conference 2001 on Economic and Social Trends in a Dynamic Economy, Ottawa, Canada, June 4-5

Haghiri, M. and P. W. B. Phillips (2001), “Trade in the Market of Biotechnological Livestock Products and the Theory of Intermediary Firms,” paper presented in the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Symposium on Trade in Livestock Products, Auckland, New Zealand, January 18-19

Haghiri, M. (2000), “Estimating Technical Efficiencies from Panel Data: A Semi-Parametric Frontier Approach,” paper presented in the 4th International Conference in Applied Economics and Econometrics, Economic Research Centre Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, September 13-16

Haghiri, M. (2000), “ A General Framework for Forecasting Futures Market Prices: Non-Parametric Regression Analysis,” paper presented in the 4th International Conference in Applied Economics and Econometrics, Economic Research Centre Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, September 13-16

Haghiri, M. (2000), “Agricultural Biotechnology and the Theory of Contestable Markets,” paper presented in the 4th International Conference on the Economics of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ravello, Naples, Italy, August 24-28

Haghiri, M. (2000), “The Sensitivity of Efficiency Scores to the Choice of Functional Form,” paper presented inthe North American Productivity Conference and Workshop, Union College, Schenectady, New York, June 15-21

Haghiri, M. (1999), “The Economical Impact of using Biotechnology in Agricultural Developing Economies,” paper presented in the International Conference on Agropoles and Agro-industrial Technological Parks, Barretos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 15-21

Haghiri, M. (1999),  “Roles of Futures Markets in Agricultural Developing Economies,” paper presented in the Joint Annual Meeting of Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) and Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA), Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.A., July 11-14

Haghiri, M. and M. Mahboobi (1999), “Input Demand and Substitution in Saskatchewan Crop Production,” paper presented in the Joint Annual Meeting of Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) and Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA), Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.A., July 11-14

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