Dr. Daraius Irani

Posted in: Employment/Labor Law/Racial Preferences, Environment/Transportation Policy, Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy

Associate Director of Applied Economics , RESI (Regional Economic Studies Institute)
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson MD
Work Fax: (410) 830-4115
Email: dirani@resiusa.org
Home: (410) 744-6365
Website: http://www.resiusa.org


Project leader on many RESI projects. Clients include the Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration, Charles County and Greenebaum & Rose.
Research areas encompass labor economics, public finance and sports economics.
Has developed econometric forecasting models for various municipalities.

Academic Background

B.A.: University of California at San Diego (Economics).
M.A.: University of California at Santa Barbara (Business Economics).
Ph.D.: University of California at Santa Barbara (Economics).

Publications or Presentations

"Public Subsidies to Stadiums: Do the Costs Outweigh the Benefits?" Public Finance Review, Vol. 25, No. 2, Mar. 1997.
"Estimating Customer Discrimination in Baseball Using Panel Data," in John Fizel, Elizabeth Gustafson and Lawrence Hadley (eds.) Baseball Economics: Current Issues (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996).

Issue Specialities

Labor economics, public finance, sports economics, stadium construction, econometrics, tax forecasting, revenue projection, benefit analysis.

Calvert Index

Taxation/Budget/Economic Policy
Environment/Transportation Policy
Employment/Labor Law/Racial Preferences