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Mohammad Hajizadeh

Assistant Professor


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Email: M.Hajizadeh@Dal.Ca
Phone: (902) 494-8098
Fax: (902) 494-6849
Mailing Address: 
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 2nd floor 5850 College Street PO Box 15000 Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada
Research Topics:
  • Equity in health and healthcare
  • Health economics and policy
  • Health economic evaluation


Mohammad Hajizadeh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Health Administration at Dalhousie University. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Queensland and has held postdoctoral positions at the University of Western Ontario and McGill University. Prior to commencing his PhD studies, he worked as a faculty member at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences for more than three years. Dr. Hajizadeh received a postdoctoral fellowship from the Global Health Research - Capacity Strengthening (GHR-CAPS) Program. He was a recipient of a CIHR Fellowship award.


  • PhD, University of Queensland
  • B.Sc. and M.Sc., Iran University of Medical Sciences


Selected Publications

  • Hajizadeh, M.Does socioeconomic status affect lengthy wait time in Canada? Evidence from Canadian Community Health Surveys”, European Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming.

  • Hajizadeh, M., Mitnitski, A., and Rockwood, K. (2016) “Socioeconomic gradient in health in Canada: Is the gap widening or narrowing?”, Health Policy, 120, 1040–1050.

  • Hajizadeh, M. and Nandi, A. (2016) “The socioeconomic gradient of secondhand smoke exposure in children: Evidence from 26 low-income and-middle-income countries”, Tobacco Control, 2016; 0:1-10.

  • Hajizadeh, M., Heymann, J., Strumpf, E., Harper, S., and Nandi, A. (2015) “Paid maternity leave and childhood vaccination uptake: Longitudinal evidence from 20 low-and-middle-income countries”, Social Science & Medicine, 140, 104-117. 

  • Hajizadeh, M., Connelly, L.B. and Butler, J.R.G. (2014) “Health policy and equity of health care financing in Australia: 1973-2010”, Review of Income and Wealth, 60(2), 298–322.

  • Hajizadeh, M., Campbell, M.K. and Sarma, S. (2014) “Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity risk in Canada: Trend and decomposition analyses”, European Journal of Health Economics, 15(2), 203-221.