UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

Dr Omid Mazdak

Dr Omid Mazdak

Teaching Fellow



Joined UCL
1st Sep 2019

Research summary

My research interests include time series econometrics, with particular application to the commodities sector, namely energy, metals and grain agricultural markets. I have a keen interest in the interplay between commodity derivatives markets and commodity market fundamentals. 

I am also interested in economic methodology, namely the Marshallian, Keynesian, Ricardian and Marxian Schools of thought, with application to the commodities sector and corresponding land rent. 

Teaching summary

My teaching at SSEES, UCL is composed of:

Advanced Quantitative Methods (for masters students)

Quantitative Methods (for masters students)

Topics in Microeconomics (For Second year undergraduate students)

Mathematics for Economists (for first year History, Politics and Economics students)


I joined SSEES, UCL, in September 2019 as a Teaching Fellow in Economics. My teaching is concentrated in quantitative/econometric modules at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.

Before joining UCL, I was a Senior Teaching Fellow in Economics at SOAS, University of London, where my teaching was again in quantitative methods at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. 

I also have much industry experience, working as an economic consultant at HM Revenue and Customs, Department for International Development, and the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development.