Sam Mirmirani

Sam Mirmirani

Sam Mirmirani joined the faculty in 1983 and has been the chair of economics department 1993-2018. He also served at the Bryant faculty Federation on a variety of capacities such as faculty advocate, member of four contract negotiation committees, vice president, and president (2004-2008). His research contribution encompasses areas of Health Care policy and management and Neural Networks. His consulting experience includes areas of economic impact studies, earning capacity determination and involves local organizations as well as national agencies and enterprises.

Ph D, Clark University

MA, Clark University

MS, University of Dallas

BS, National University of Iran

Mirmirani, S.,, .,Li, H., “Stratified Market Equilibria: An application of Maximal Overlap Discrete Wavelet Analysis”, Empirical Economics Review.

Mirmirani, S.,Kim, J., “An assessment of non-health factors influencing overweight and obesity among OECD countries with Panel Data, .

Mirmirani, S., Globalization and Advertising in Emerging Economies: Brazil, Russia, India and China, Routledge, Russian Journal of Communication, 2013.

Mirmirani, S., “Health Care in The United States: At a Crossroads” , Pearson, 2010.

Mirmirani, S., “Obama Health Care Reform Proposal from an International Perspective" ,, , January 2010, pp.., Journal of Business and Economic Research, 2010.

Mirmirani, S.,Ilacqua, J.,Li, H., Confucius Institutes: Distributed Leadership and Knowledge Sharing In A Worldwide Network, The Learning Organization, 2009.

Mirmirani, S.,Ilacqua, J.,Li, H., Health Care Efficiency in Transition Economies: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis, International Business & Economics Research Journal, 2008.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., A Comparison of VAR and Neural Networks with Genetic Algorithm in Forecasting Price of Oil, Advances in Econometrics, 2004.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., Gold Prices, Neural Networks, and Genetic Algorithm, Computational Economics , 2004.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., The United States' Inflation Forecasting with Neural Networks, International Review of Economics and Business, 2001.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., Transfer of Arms Technology and Economic Growth, Contemporary Economic Policy, 1998.

Mirmirani, S.,Olinsky, A.,Pehlivanis, N.,Li, H., Analysis of Gold Price Movement Using Neural Networks, Business and Economics for the 21th Century, 1998.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., Arms Export and Its Employment Impact on the United States, Research in Urban Economics, 1997.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., International Transfer of Military Technology and the Growth of Developing Countries, Academy of Business Administration, 1997.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., Privatization and Efficiency: An Alternative Theoretical Formulation, Academy of Business Administration, 1996.

Mirmirani, S.,Zhou, Q.,Li, H., Profit-Market Share Relationship: An Empirical Study of the Life Insurance Industry, American Business Review, 1996.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., Health Care Efficiency Measurement: An Application of Data Development Analysis, International Review of Economics and Business, 1995.

Mirmirani, S.,Li, H., Mark-Up Pricing: The Formulation of An Optimal Decision Rule, Journal of Economic Democracy, 1991.

Merit Award, 2018

Faculty Mentor Award, 2018, 2018

Bryant Faculty Merit Award, 2016, 2016

Bryant Faculty Merit Award: 2014, 2014

Bryant Faculty Merit Award: 2012, 2012

Bryant Faculty Merit Award: 2010, 2010

Distinguished Faculty, 2009

Bryant Faculty Merit Award: 2008, 2008

Bryant Faculty Merit Award: 2006, 2006

Principles of Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Managerial Economics, Sports Economics, Health Care Economics, and Economic Development.

Health Care Policy and Economics, Economic Development, Forecasting and Neural Networks.

American Economic Association

Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Congress of Political Economy

Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society

Western Economic Association