Farrokh Z. Hormozi

FARROKH Z. HORMOZI, Ph.D., co-investigator
Professor, Economics and Public Administration , Pace University

Farrokh Hormozi, professor of economics and public administration at Pace University, is co-investigator of both the Pace Downtown Index, the first post-9/11 index to track the economic and developmental progress of lower Manhattan, and the newly created Pace IT Index Report, the first index to track the IT job market in both New York (Manhattan) and Westchester Counties. He teaches in the Graduate Public Aministration Program at Pace's Dyson College of Arts and Sciences. He is also an adjunct professor of economics in the Lubin School of Business. In addition, Hormozi serves as senior economist and econometrician at the Michaelian Institute for Public Policy and Research of Pace University, senior economist and economic adviser to Kish International University and statistical consultant to the Westchester County Department of Transportation. In fall 2006, he received the Pace University Distinguished Service Award.

Hormozi has extensive experience as a consultant. He has developed, research and implemented market studies, forecasting programs and analysis, as well as productivity measurement techniques and job designs, for corporations and institutions including market research firms, public universities, government organizations and leading technology companies. His research interest is in applied economics, specifically job design, job complexity, and productivity. He also conducts research in theoretical economics, focusing on catastrophe chaos theory and its application to economic growth and development. His research has appeared in professional journals including the Journal of Mathematical Social Sciences, the Journal of Human System Management and the Journal of Management and Office Information Systems. He is currently conducting research in the macro foundation of microeconomics.

Hormozi received his undergraduate degree from Tehran University. He earned a master's degree in mathematics at Farleigh Dickinson University, where he studied numerical methods, and a master's in economics from the New School for Social Research, where he focused on statistical analysis and econometrics. He then studied growth theory at the New School, where he earned his doctorate in economics.

He has conducted prostgraduate work in topology, numerical methods, and automata theory at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University.