About Hearing Economics

Hearing Economics discusses the forces steering hearing healthcare markets toward equilibrium through massive and/or rapid shifts in consumer demands, professional training, technological advancement, capital investment, industry consolidation, regulatory control, product and service distribution, and strategic pricing. Comment Policy


Amyn Amlani, Hearing EconomicsAmyn M. Amlani, PhD
Editor, Hearing Economics

Amyn M. Amlani, PhD, is Director of New Practice Development at Audigy, a data-driven, management group for audiology and hearing care, ENT group, and allergy practices. Prior to this position, Dr. Amlani was an academician for 18 years, where he educated future Doctor of Audiology professionals and directed a research laboratory funded primarily from extramural grants and corporate sponsors.

Dr. Amlani holds the Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from the University of the Pacific, the Master of Science degree in Audiology from Purdue University, and the Ph.D. degree in Audiology/Psychoacoustics (minor in Marketing and Supply Chain Management) from Michigan State University. His professional interests include: (1) economic and marketing trends within audiology, particularly with respect to evolving/disruptive technologies (smartphone-based applications, personal sound amplifiers, and hearables), (2) consumer purchasing models, (3) provider service-delivery models, (4) hearing conservation for musicians, and (5) room acoustics.

In his free time, Dr. Amlani plays the bass guitar in cover bands (rock, metal, punk) at local venues.