Mahmud Hassan

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Academic Info

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; Economics
M.A., Boston University; Economics
M.B.A., Indiana University


Health Care Economics, Health Care Finance, Health Care Policy


Pharma Industry: Issues, Structure & Dynamics; Intro Financial Management; HealthCare Finance

Dr. Hassan's research areas include mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry, cost of capital and investment decisions, capital structure policy, charity care by non-profit hospitals, and medical malpractice, among others. His research articles have been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Business, Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), Health Affairs, International Journal of Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Marketing, Inquiry, and many other peer-reviewed journals.

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Business Insights

Rutgers Business School News

Faculty Insight: Highly skilled manpower key to keeping New Jersey pharma industry growing

Monday, November 15, 2010

By Mahmud Hassan, Professor of Finance and Economics, Director of the Pharmaceutical Management MBA Program, and Director of The Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center for Pharmaceutical Management Studies. "New Jersey is known as the Mecca of the pharmaceutical industry in North America and is home to 15 of the world’s 20 largest pharmaceutical companies. In 2009, the industry pumped $28.7 billion into the New Jersey economy. Just to have a feel for the size and significance of that amount, it is almost equal to that state’s annual budget." More ›

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