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Mitch Mokhtari

Mitch Mokhtari

Professor, Family Science

Dr. Mitch Mokhtari has extensive experience in international development, domestic resource mobilization, public financial management, health system strengthening, change management, research methods, econometrics, big data, modeling and policy analysis. He has served as Visiting Associate Professor Economics at Princeton, Research Professor of Economics at New Economic School NES, Russia, Senior Research Associate at Andrew Young School of Policy Studies-GSU and the Chief of Party (COP) of USAID projects.

Contact

mokhtari@umd.edu

SPH | Room 1142M

(301) 405-4014

Departments/Units

Areas of Interest

Health; Fiscal Reform; Economic Transition; Public Financial Management; Consumer Health & Finance; Substance Abuse

Dr. Mokhtari has extensive experience in international development, domestic resource mobilization (DRM), public financial management (PFM), health system strengthening (HSS), organizational change and change management, sovereign wealth fund (SWF) and analytical modeling and policy analysis.

Dr. Mokhtari has served as Visiting Associate Professor Economics at Princeton, Research Professor of Economics at New Economic School NES, Russia and Senior Research Associate at Andrew Young School of Policy Studies-Georgia State University.

He has taught economics and economic systems at Princeton University and macroeconomics and money and banking at the University of Houston. He has presented his findings at the World Forum, Harvard, Cambridge, American Economic Association AEA, American Public Health Association APHA, IMF, WB, MCC, USAID, DIW, East-West Center, etc. Dr. Mokhtari has served as the Chief of Party (COP), the Team Leader (TL), or Senior Adviser on several donors funded projects in more than fifteen countries.

Dr. Mokhtari has authored articles in journals, such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, International Economic Review, Economic Inquiry, Explorations in Economic History, International Economic Journal, Empirical Economics, Journal of Consumer Affairs, Journal of Policy Modeling, Journal of Global Drug Policy & Practice, Economic Journal-HSE, Economic Policy and Poverty Journal and Journal of economics and Family Issues and Economic Systems.

Recent and past Editorial Position includes: Editor, “Affordable Health Care” (JFEI); Editor, “Health and Consumer Finance” (JFCP); Editor, “Health, Economics and Family Role,” (JFEI); Associate Editorial, Health: Journal of Family and Economic Issues. Dr. Mokhtari's current interest includes international development, public finance, applications of blockchain technology to healthcare and personal finance. Dr. Mokhtari is on the Editorial Board of thirteen scientific journals, including Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY).

PhD, Economics

UH Texas

George F. Kramer Outstanding Practitioner Award

Appointed by President as a Commissioner on the New Tax Code of Kyrgyz Republic

Recipient of "Pochta Gramata" and appreciations & honors from a number of governments receiving USAID funded Technical Assistance during the last two decades.

The Review of Economics and Statistics

International Economic Review

International Economic Journal

Economic Inquiry

Economic Systems

Empirical Economics

Explorations in Economic History

Journal of Consumer Affairs

Journal of Policy Modeling

Economic Journal

Economic Policy and Poverty Journal

Journal of Family and Economic Issues

Journal of Economic Surveys