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Piruz Saboury

Instructional Assistant Professor

Piruz Saboury

Ph.D., Texas A&M University
M.S., Texas A&M University

Office: 215 McElhinney Hall
Phone: 713-743-3800

Biographical Summary

Piruz Saboury is an instructional assistant professor in the department of economics. He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in economics from Texas A&M University and his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. He studies pro-social markets and institutions such as philanthropy, charitable giving, social entrepreneurship and microfinance, examining their impact on poverty alleviation and economic development. He uses a variety of research methods, including game theory and experiments.