Mahyar Kargar

Finance Ph.D. Student
"Macro finance models develop a framework to study the link between the financial sector and the real economy. They help financial economists understand the causes of economic downturns and design policies aimed at mitigating systemic risk stemming from the fragile financial sector. "

Research Interests:

Macro Finance Asset Pricing Financial Intermediation

Place of Origin

Tehran, Iran


BS in Electrical Engineering
Sharif University of Technology

MS in Electrical Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

MBA in Finance
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Entered program in 2013