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Maysam Rabbani

Assistant Professor, Economics

School of Business
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


  • Can Mergers Do Good? Lessons From 25 Pharmaceutical Mergers
  • Could a Faulty Design Derails a Program? The Case of Telecom and Healthcare Connect Fund
  • COVID-19, Remote Work, And Labor Force Performance
  • Internet Price, Speed, and Disparity: The Case of Rural Healthcare Providers in the United States
  • 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
  • Willingness to Pay for Internet Services

Professional Experience

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

Honors & Awards

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

Refereed Published Articles

  • 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
  • A. Pandit, H. Eswaran, C. Bogulski, M. Rabbani, M. Allison, L. Dawson, C. Hayes (2023). Factors Associated with Remote Patient Monitoring Services Provision by Hospitals and Health Care Systems in the United States. 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
  • 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

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