Núria Mas is professor and head of the Economics Department at IESE Business School and holder of the Jaime Grego Chair of Healthcare Management. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Before joining IESE Business School, Prof. Mas worked as an associate at Lehman Brothers International. Núria Mas is member of the Governing Council of the Bank of Spain.
Prof. Mas teaches economics and health economics in the MBA, Executive-MBA and other executive education programs. She is the Academic Director of IESE’s Annual Healthcare Industry Meeting.
She was member of the Advisory Committee for the Sustainability and Progress of the Healthcare System of the Government of Catalonia.
Her fields of research interests focus on health economics, with a special interest on the organization of healthcare systems to achieve the Triple Aim of better health for their population, better care for the patients and rationalization of costs. She has studied the effects of different health care systems on the health of the population and she also analyzes how hospitals and doctors respond to different incentive mechanisms. She has also worked on evaluation of public policies. Her work has been published in numerous international journals such as the Journal of Health Economics, The Review of Industrial Organization; Food Policy or the International Journal of Healthcare Finance and Economics.
Prof. Mas has been an advisor and consultant on health economics for the European Commission as well as for different public sector institutions and the healthcare industry.