BA, (FERDOWSI UNIVERSITY), MA, PHD (UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA)
Dr. Solati joined the Department of Economics at St. Thomas University in August 2016. Her areas of expertise are Macroeconomics, Economics of Development and Feminist Economics. She received her MA in Economics as well as her Interdisciplinary PhD in Economics from the University of Manitoba.
Her teaching areas include Macroeconomic Theory, Political Economy, Perspectives on Underdevelopment and Gender in the Global South.
Dr. Solati’s research focuses on the effects of economic policies, institutions and laws on economic outcomes. In particular, she investigates how institutions affect the demand for and the supply of women’s work in the labor market.
Her book, “Women, Work and Patriarchy in the Middle East and North Africa,” examines the effect of culture on women’s economic status and well-being across sixty countries over thirty years.
Dr. Solati’s recent research projects focus on factors affecting the labor market participation of immigrants in Canada.
Featured work: https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319515762