Akbar Torbat

Akbar E. Torbat
College of Business & Economics
Department of Economics and Statistics
Office Location: ST 610
Phone: 323-343-2940 Email: atorbat@calstatela.edu

INTRODUCTION

Akbar Esfahani Torbat began teaching at California State University, Los Angeles, in 1989. He has also taught at the University of California - Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, and several other CSU campuses. He has taught Economic Development, Comparative Economic Systems, International Economics, International Finance, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Economics for the Citizens, Money and Banking, and a number of other courses. Professor Torbat has also served as a financial advisor for a number of years.

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EDUCATION AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

He earned a Master of Science degree from Tehran Polytechnic (Amir Kabir University of Technology) in 1969, a second Master of Science degree in industrial engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1974, a Master of Arts degree and a Ph.D. in Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, respectively in 1980 and 1987. His field of specialization is international political economy.  Dr. Torbat’s articles have been published in scholarly journals such as the Middle East Journal and The World Economy. He has been interviewed by various international media outlets concerning his field of expertise. He has also served as a reviewer for several academic journals.

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PUBLICATIONS

Articles Published on the Internet

Selected Journal Articles

 

 

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COURSE LISTING

Course Course Title Day & Time Room Quarter
ECON 360-1 Developing Countries and Global Economy Mon. 6:10 to 10:00 pm SH C237 Fall 2013
ECON 460-1 Economics of Developing Countries Tues. 6:10 to 10:00 pm SH C237 Fall 2013
ECON 360-1 Developing Countries and Global Economy Mon. 1:30 to 3:10 pm SH C237

Winter 2014

ECON 150-3 Economics for the Citizens Tues.Thu. 4:20 to 6:00 pm SH C367 Fall 2014
ECON 462 International Monetary Economics 6:10 to 7:50 pm SH C172 Fall 2014
ECON 150-3 Economics for the Citizens Tues. Thur. 1:50 to 3:15 pm SH C367 B Spring 2015
Econ 360-1 Developing Countries and Global Economy Tues.Thu. 4:20 to 6:00 pm SH C238 Spring 2015
ECON 303-5 Money, Banking, and the Economy

Tues. Thur. 11:40 to 1:20 pm

SH C243 Fall 2015
ECON 201 Microeconomics Tues. Thur. 1:30 to 3:10 pm PS 223 Fall 2015
ECON 303-5 Money, Banking, and the Economy

Tues. Thur. 11:40 to 1:20 pm

SH C265 Winter 2016
ECON 360-1 Developing Countries and Global Economy Mon. 1:30 to 3:10 pm SH C239

Winter 2016

ECON 1500 Economics for the Citizens Tues. Thur. 1:40 to 2:55 pm SH C 243 Fall 2017
ECON 3600 Developing Countries and Global Economy Tues. Thur. 4:30 to 5:45 SH C137 Fall 2017