Mireille Jacobson
Associate Professor
The Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
University of Southern California
3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
e-mail: jacobson [the symbol that shall not be named] nber [dot] org

vitae (pdf)  [download]

Selected Publications

Other Publications

  • A Market for Disaster Preparedness: Using Cap and Trade to Regulate Hospital Provision of Essential Services,   [download]
      with Tom Y. Chang (USC). Forthcoming in Regulation and Litigation, eds. Daniel Kessler and Andrei Shleifer, The University of Chicago Press.
  • Regulating Cannabis: Options for Control in the 21st Century,
      The International Journal of Drug Policy, Septmeber 1999 10(4): 271-272.

Working Papers under Review or Revision

  • Breaking the Net: Household Structure and Street Children in Zambia
      with Claudia Olivetti (BU) and Francesco Strobbe (World Bank), 2011, (revision requested at Journal of Development Studies).
  • What do Nonprofit Hospitals Maximize: Evidence from California's Seismic Retrofit Requirements   [download]
      with Tom Y. Chang (USC).
  • The Effect of the Medicare Modernization Act on Outcomes for Patients with Lung Cancer
      with Craig C. Earle (Cancer Care Ontario) and Joseph P. Newhouse (Harvard)
  • The Representativeness of the SEER-Medicare Claims for Policy Analysis
      with Craig C. Earle (Cancer Care Ontario) and Joseph P. Newhouse (Harvard)
  • Cohort Size and Group Polarization: Evidence from Teen Substance Use

Work In Progress

  • Going to Pot? Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Crime
      with Tom Y. Chang (USC)
  • Contracting for Services
      with Tom Y. Chang (USC) and Patrik Warren (Clemson)
  • Are Disparities in Cancer Chemotherapy Treatment Affected by Medicare Reimbursement Policy
      with Joseph Newhouse, Srikanth Kadiyala, Benjamin, Kim, MD and Craig C. Earle, MD.

Some Recent Co-authors