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Maysam Rabbani

Assistant Professor, Economics

BSc, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
MSc, University of Tehran, (Iran)
MA, University of South Florida
PhD, University of South Florida
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I am an Assistant Professor at Department of Economics, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University. My research is focused on health economics and industrial organization with the long-term goal of exploring methods and suggesting policies to make the health care system more affordable, accessible, and effective, both in the United States and globally. Besides conducting research, I teach health economics, industrial organization, and applied microeconomics.

Ph.D., Economics, 2021, University of South Florida
M.A., Economics, 2016, University of South Florida
M.S., Environmental Economics, 2014, University of Tehran
B.S., Industrial Engineering, 2011, Amir Kabir University of Technology


Health economics, industrial organization, behavioral economics


  • Retail Pharmacy Mergers: The Case of Walgreens and
  • The effect of the Value-Modifiers program on Medicare costs and quality of care: evidence from New York
  • The Impact of Global Crises on Labor Force Performance
  • Can Mergers Do Good? Lessons From 25 Pharmaceutical Mergers
  • COVID-19, Remote Work, And Labor Force Performance

Professional Experience

  • Graduate assistant/economic analyst, University of South Florida (2015 - 2021)
  • Assistant Professor, Montclair State University (2022 - Present)
  • Postdoctoral fellow, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (2021 - 2022)

Honors & Awards

  • Vernon Grigg Scholarship , University of South Florida (September 2020)
  • Vernon Grigg Scholarship, University of South Florida (September 2019)
  • Full tuition waiver fellowship, University of Tehran (August 2012)
  • Full tuition waiver fellowship, Amirkabir University of Technology (August 2005)

Refereed Published Articles

  • C. Bogulski , M. Acharya , G. Pro, M. Ali , M. Rabbani, C. Hayes , H. Eswaran (2023). A State Profile of Disparities in Telehealth Utilization Among Medicare Beneficiaries: An Intersection Between Race/Ethnicity, Rurality, and Chronic Conditions—Arkansas, 2019. Telemedicine and e-Health
  • M. Rabbani (2023). Mergers with future rivals can boost prices, bar entry, and intensify market concentration. International Journal of Industrial Organization
  • A. Pandit, H. Eswaran, C. Bogulski, M. Rabbani, M. Allison, L. Dawson, C. Hayes (2022). Factors Associated with Remote Patient Monitoring Services Provision by Hospitals and Health Care Systems in the United States. Telemedicine and e-Health
  • M. Kamrani, S. Concas, A. Kourtellis, M. Rabbani, V. Kummetha, O. Dokur (2022). Drivers’ reactions to connected vehicle forward collision warnings: Leveraging real-world data from the THEA CV pilot. Elsevier Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour
  • S. Concas, A. Kourtellis, V. Kummetha, M. Kamrani, M. Rabbani, O. Dokur (2022). Longitudinal Study of the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Activity Travel Using Connected Vehicle Data. Transportation Research Record
  • M. Rabbani (2021). Non-Profit Hospital Mergers: The Effect on Healthcare Costs and Utilization. International Journal of Health Economics and Management
  • S. Karim, M. Tilford, C. Bogulski, M. Rabbani, C. Hayes, H. Eswaran (2023). Financial performance of rural hospitals persistently lacking or having telehealth technology. Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy
  • M. Rabbani (2024). Dollars and megabits: A comparative analysis of Telecom and Healthcare Connect Fund. Information Economics and Policy
  • M. Rabbani (2024). Internet price, speed, and disparity: The case of rural healthcare providers in the United States. Telecommunications Policy
  • M. Rabbani, C. Bogulski, M. Allison, H. Eswaran, C. Hayes (2024). Telehealth and Willingness to Pay for Internet Services. Telemedicine and e-Health

Published Proceedings

  • A. Kourtellis, S. Concas, M. Kamrani, M. Rabbani, V. Kummetha, O. Dokur (5s). 2022. Driver Satisfaction with Connected Vehicle Applications: Results from the THEA CV Pilot Transportation Research Board 101st Annual Meeting