Zahra Tayebi

PhD Student

Working Paper

  • Revisiting the Neoclassical Model of Out-farm Migration: Evidence from Nonlinear Panel Time Series, (with G. Onel)
  • Are Fundamentals Driving Agricultural Land Values? Evidence from Panel Data with Cross Section Dependence, (with G. Onel)
  • Microcredit Program, Poverty and Vulnerability in Rural Iran, (with G. Onel)

Work in Progress

  • Consumption Patterns Among OECD Countries: Demand System Estimation for Unbalanced Panel Data with Random Effects, (with G. Onel and J. Seale)


  • Tayebi, Z., Bakhshoodeh, M., 2015. Factors Affecting Procrastination of Rural Women’s Decision Making to participate in Micro Credit Funds and Self-Financed Groups in Fars, Iranian Journal of Rural Economics, 2(4), pp.1-14.
  • Tayebi, Z., Najafi, B., 2012. Determination of vulnerability and risk management in microcredit programs: applying risk sharing model and panel data approach, Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 5(4), pp.25-49.


  • J.R. Greenman Memorial Scholarship, College of Agriculture and Life Science, University of Florida (2017-2018)
  • Harold B. Clark Award, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida (2017-2018)
  • Grinter Fellowship Award, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida (2014-2015)
  • Summer Yeutter Best Paper Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2013)
  • Clayton Yeutter International Trade Fellowship, University of Nebraska- Lincoln (2012-2013)
  • Creative-Innovation Research Award for Master’s Thesis, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Iran (2008)