Tehran Institute for Advanced Studies (TeIAS)

/ Layla Shiva

Layla Shiva

Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance


Layla Shiva is a former scientist at PROS in the forecasting team under science and research section. She holds her PhD and Master’s degree in Economics from Texas A&M University and completed her under graduate studies in the same major at Tehran University.  She has published several papers on area of Price discovery and market interactions and economics of climate change.

Research Interests

Price Dynamics and markets interactions

  • Algorithms of Inductive Causation
  • Forecasting and Probability Forecasting 

Economics of Climate Change and Water 

  • Education
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Awards & Honors
  • Ph.D. Economics, Texas A&M University
  • M.Sc. Economics, Texas A&M University
  • B.Sc. Economics, University of Tehran
  • “Game Theory”, Spring 2017 at Shahid Beheshti University
  • “Industrial Economics”, Fall 2017 at Shahid Beheshti University
  • “Environmental Economics (PhD level)”, Fall 2017 at Tehran University
  • “Natural Resource Economics”, Fall 2012 at Texas A&M University
  • “Fundamental of Agricultural Economics Analysis”, Spring 2012 at Texas A&M University
  • “Intermediate Microeconomics”, Fall 2008, 2009 at Texas A&M University
  • Texas A&M Graduate Student Association travel scholarship
  • Texas A&M Department of Applied & Agricultural Economics Scholarship
  • Top ranked in preliminary exam in Market and Information field among 12 Ph. D. students
  • Top 5% of the class of 2006