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Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary's co-authored book on the Japanese economy was launched.

On October 10, 2023, a newly authored book, "Institutional Innovation in the Monetary and Tax System of Japan," was officially launched in Tehran at the Technology Studies Institute during a ceremony and seminar.

This book is authored in the Persian language, and within its pages, Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, along with his co-authors, Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino and Dr. Rohallah Aboojafari, employed historical and structural-functional approaches to compile and analyze Japan's experiences in the evolution of its financial system through the lens of institutional innovation.

The Ambassador of Japan to Iran, Mr. Kazutoshi Aikawa, also participated in this book launch event, where he shared his insights and remarks.


Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary’s new book on reforming state-owned enterprises was published by Springer Nature.

Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary’s new book entitled “Reforming State-Owned Enterprises in Asia: Challenges and Solutions” was published by Springer Nature Group.

This book, in 341 pages and 16 chapters, analyzes state-owned enterprises (SOEs), which are still significant players in many Asian economies. They provide essential public services, build and operate key infrastructure, and are often reservoirs of public employment. Their weaknesses in governance and inefficiencies in incentive structures, however, also often lead to poor performance. The volume includes several case studies for the challenges and reforming SOE solutions in different sectors in Asia, applicable to other economies.

Link to the e-book and printed version on Springer.com:https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811585739




Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh Hesari, Associate Professor of Tokai University, received the "Commendation for Science and Technology and Medal" from Keiko Nagaoka (永岡桂子), Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.

Scientists who succeed in obtaining outstanding and noteworthy results in the field of research and development of science and technology are honored to receive a medal and commendation from the minister.

Dr. Taghizadeh Hesari was selected as a young scientist due to his research achievements in the field of renewable energy financing and the design of the Green Credit Guarantee Fund.

The bellow link is his interview with the Tokai newspaper regarding this achievement:

This is the link to his journal publication regarding the Green Credit Guarantee Fund:



Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary was appointed as Associate Editor of Economic Change and Restructuring journal (Scopus, Web of Science: SSCI, Impact Factor: 2.472).

Economic Change and Restructuring (formerly "Economics of Planning") publishes cutting-edge research, both theoretical and empirical, on all economic and policy aspects of transitional and emerging economies. In addition to high-quality contributions on economic modeling, the journal discusses innovative approaches for economic analysis and policymaking for the development and integration of economies under transition. A partial list of topics includes macroeconomic analysis, fiscal issues, finance and banking, industrial and trade development, and regional and local development issues. The journal aspires to serve as a forum for economists and policymakers working in these fields.

Link: https://www.springer.com/journal/10644/editors


Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary was appointed as the Editor-In-Chief of The Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management (JEAPM).

JEAPM is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, international journal covering policy and decision-making relating to environmental assessment in the broadest sense. Uniquely, its specific aim is to explore the horizontal interactions between assessment and aspects of environmental policy and decision-making and the vertical interactions within the broad field of impact assessment. The journal was founded in 1999 and is published by the World Scientific Publishing in Singapore.

The journal is abstracted & indexed in several scientific databases, including Scopus and the Web of Science.

Link: https://www.worldscientific.com/page/jeapm/editorial-board


Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary was appointed as the editorial board member and Associate Editor of the “China Finance Review International” journal.

On Oct 14, 2021, Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary was appointed as the editorial board member and Associate Editor of the China Finance Review International journal for the term of 2 years. The journal’s editorial board members are distinguished scholars of economics and finance from different countries.

China Finance Review International (CFRI) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Shanghai Jiao tong University and Emerald Group Publishing Limited, seeking to publish highly original and high-level theoretical papers on financial and economic issues in economic development and system transformation in China and other emerging economies.

CFRI is Indexed and Abstracted in Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)/SCOPUS/ABI INFORM Complete/ ProQuest/Academic Search/ Business Source Alumni Edition/ Business Source Complete/ReadCube Discover/RePec/Summon
Ranked in: The Association of Business Schools' (ABS) Academic Journal Guide; The Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List; The Australian Research Council ERA Journal List; The Publication Forum (Finland).


Call-for-papers on Innovative Finance for Technological Progress (book)
Roles of Fintech, Financial Instruments, and Institutions

Editors: Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary (Tokai University, Japan), Dr. Roohallah Aboojafari (Technology Studies Institute, Iran), Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan)

Contributors should submit their extended paper in English by June 25, 2021. The deadline is not extendable. The abstract should be about 1,000 words, including the title, name of author(s), affiliation(s), research background, motivation, and methodology, and expected policy implications. Abstracts should be submitted in word format to farhad@tsc.u-tokai.ac.jp and aboojafari@tsi.ir

The subject of the email message: “Submission to the Innovative Finance for Technological Progress book.”

Successful applicants will be notified by June 30, 2021.

Accepted abstracts will be invited to present their full papers at a webinar to be organized by Tokai University, Technology Studies Institute, and Iran National Innovation Fund.

Date of webinar: July 05, 2021

Selected applicants must submit their full papers by August 31, 2021.

Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh ranked 2nd globally for the number of publications in the field of “green finance.”

Based on a recent scientometric study published in the Energy Policy journal of Elsevier, Dr. Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary ranked 2nd globally for the number of publications in the field of “green finance”.

The scientometric study was based on 815 green finance and energy policy literature retrieved from the Web of Science database.

Link to the paper: Discovering research trends and opportunities of green finance and energy policy: A data-driven scientometric analysis - ScienceDirect

Board member and Associate Editor of Finance Research Letters.
The journal is indexed in Web of Science, SSCI, Impact Factor 3.527; Cite Score 3.8, Scopus, Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) ranking= A
Link to the journal: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/finance-research-letters
Editorial board members: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/finance-research-letters/about/editorial-board

Board member and Associate Editor of Frontiers in Energy Research .
The journal is indexed in Web of Science, SCIE, Impact Factor 2.746; Cite Score 2.5, and Scopus.
Link to the intro of the
Editorial board members: https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/energy-research/sections/sustainable-energy-systems-and-policies#editorial-board

Board member and Associate Editor of Singapore Economic Review.
The journal is indexed in Web of Science, SSCI, Scopus, Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) ranking= B.
Link to the journal: https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscinet/serEditorial
Editorial Board members: https://www.worldscientific.com/page/ser/editorial-board

Board member and Associate Editor of Global Finance Journal.
The journal is indexed in Web of Science, ESCI, Cite Score 2.5, Scopus, Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) ranking= A.
Link to the journal: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/global-finance-journal
Editorial Board members: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/global-finance-journal/editorial-board