Núria
Mas

Head of Economics Department

Professor of Economics

Jaime Grego Chair of Healthcare Management

• Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University
• M.Sc. in Economics, Harvard University
• B.A. in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

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 EconomicsThe 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.

Areas of interest

* Public Economics
* Public management
* Health economics

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

COSTA-FONT, J., MAS, N. (2016). 'Globesity'? The Effects of Globalization on Obesity and Caloric Intake. Food Policy, 64, 121 - 132. doi:10.1016/j.foodpol.2016.10.001.
MAS, N., VALENTINI, G. (2015). Technology Complexity and Target Selection. The Case of US Hospital Mergers. Industrial and Corporate Change, 24 (2), 511 - 537. doi:10.1093/icc/dtu017.
MAS, N. (2015). Hospital Financial Pressures and the Health of the Uninsured: Who Gets Hurt? International Journal of Health Services, 45 (1), 53 - 71. doi:10.2190/HS.45.1.e.
MAS, N. (2013). Responding to Financial Pressures. The Effect of Managed Care on Hospitals' Provision of Charity Care. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 13 (2), 95 - 114. doi:10.1007/s10754-013-9124-7.
MAS, N., GUAL, J. (2011). Industry Characteristics and Anti-Competitive Behavior. Evidence from the European Commission's Decisions. Review of Industrial Organization, 39 (3), 207 - 230. doi:10.1007/s11151-011-9290-z.
MAS, N., SEINFELD, J. (2008). Is Managed Care Restraining the Adoption of Technology by Hospitals? Journal of Health Economics, 27 (4), 1026 - 1045. doi:10.1016/j.jhealeco.2008.02.009.

Working Papers

MAS, N., COSTA-FONT, J. (2014). 'Globesity'? The Effects of Globalization on Obesity and Caloric Intake (WP-1103-E).
MAS, N., VALENTINI, G. (2012). The importance of technology in the consolidation of hospital markets. The case of the United States (DI-953-E).
MAS, N., CIRERA, L., VIÑOLAS, G. (2011). Los sistemas de copago en Europa, Estados Unidos y Canadá: Implicaciones para el caso español (DI-939).
GUAL, J., MAS, N. (2010). European Commission decisions on anti-competitive behavior (DI-846-E).
MAS, N. (2009). Biotechnology in Catalonia. Industry analysis (DI-805-E).

Articles in other publications

MAS, N. (2020). ¿Hacia dónde vamos? Escenarios económicos. ieseconomics.
MAS, N. (2020). Where do we go from here? Economic scenarios. ieseconomics.
MAS, N. (2019). 6 charts to understand the global economy now. ieseconomics.
MAS, N. (2019). Seis gráficos para entender la situación económica actual. ieseconomics.
MAS, N., WISBAUM, W. (2014). La Triple Meta para el futuro de la sanidad. Papeles de Economía Española (142), pp. 2 - 6.

Edited books

MAS, N., WISBAUM, W. (2015). The Triple Aim for the Future of Healthcare. Madrid: Fundación de las Cajas de Ahorros - FUNCAS.

Book Chapters

MAS, N., WISBAUM, W. (2015). The "Triple Aim" for the future of healthcare. In Núria Mas Canal, Wendy Wisbaum (Eds.), The Triple Aim for the Future of Healthcare (pp. 9 - 16). Madrid: Fundación de las Cajas de Ahorros - FUNCAS.
MAS, N., CIRERA, L., VIÑOLAS, G. (2012). Què podem aprendre dels sistemes de copagament a Europa?. In Consell General de Cambres de Catalunya (Ed.), Memòria Econòmica de Catalunya 2011 (pp. 140 - 142). Barcelona: Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona.
MAS, N., PASTOR, A. (2005). Entorno socio-económico de los sistemas de salud. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutierrez, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 1: Gestión del sistema y de sus instituciones (pp. 2 - 22). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.
BOHIGAS, L., MAS, N. (2005). Planificación y definición de políticas sanitarias. En Jaume Ribera, José A. Gutierrez, Magda Rosenmöller (Eds.), Gestión en el sector de la salud. Vol. 1: Gestión del sistema y de sus instituciones (pp. 291 - 308). Madrid: Pearson-Prentice Hall.

Studies

BARCELÓ, S. P., CORONA, J., PUIG, M., ARGANDOÑA, A., CANALS, J., DÍAZ GIMÉNEZ, J., ... VIVES, X. (2020). El impulso del empleo y el relanzamiento de la empresa. algunas reflexiones para la acción.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2017). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2016). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2015). Spanish Reform Monitor.
VIVES, X., XIFRÉ, R. (2014). Spanish Reform Monitor.

Cases

MAS, N., ROSENMÖLLER, M. (2017). Innovating Healthcare in the Basque Country: Moving to Chronic Care Management. IESE, P-1148-E.
MAS, N., SASTRE BOQUET, I. (2016). Restoring Japan: Abenomics. IESE, ECON-421-E.
MAS, N., CIRERA, L., VIÑOLAS, G. (2013). The Implementation of Cost-Sharing Systems in Europe and the Spanish Dilemma. IESE, ECON-419-E.