Mireille Jacobson

The Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
University of Southern California
3715 McClintock Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191

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NBER Program Affiliations: HC
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliations: University of Southern California and The Paul Merage School of Business

NBER Working Papers and Publications

June 2020Holiday, Just One Day Out of Life: Birth Timing and Post-natal Outcomes
with Maria Kogelnik, Heather Royer: w27326
July 2015Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?
with David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula: w21345

Published: David Powell & Rosalie Liccardo Pacula & Mireille Jacobson, 2018. "Do medical marijuana laws reduce addictions and deaths related to pain killers?," Journal of Health Economics, vol 58, pages 29-42. citation courtesy of

March 2014The Effects of Medicare on Medical Expenditure Risk and Financial Strain
with Silvia H. Barcellos: w19954

Published: Silvia Helena Barcellos & Mireille Jacobson, 2015. "The Effects of Medicare on Medical Expenditure Risk and Financial Strain," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 7(4), pages 41-70. citation courtesy of

July 2013Physician Agency and Competition: Evidence from a Major Change to Medicare Chemotherapy Reimbursement Policy
with Tom Y. Chang, Joseph P. Newhouse, Craig C. Earle, M.D.: w19247
December 2010Natural Disaster Management: Earthquake Risk and Hospitals' Provision of Essential Services in California
with Tom Chang
in Regulation vs. Litigation: Perspectives from Economics and Law, Daniel P. Kessler, editor
Aftershocks: The Impact of Clinic Violence on Abortion Services
with Heather Royer: w16603

Published: Jacobson, Mireille, and Heather Royer. 2011. "Aftershocks: The Impact of Clinic Violence on Abortion Services." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3(1): 189–223. DOI:10.1257/app.3.1.189 citation courtesy of

March 2009Beyond Incentives: Do Schools use Accountability Rewards Productively?
with Marigee Bacolod, John DiNardo: w14775

Published: Beyond Incentives Do Schools Use Accountability Rewards Productively? by Marigee Bacolod, John DiNardo, Mireille Jacobson Save to My RAND Print Share Cover: Beyond Incentives Published in: Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, v. 30, no. 1, Jan. 2012, p. 149-163 citation courtesy of

August 2004How Far to the Hospital? The Effect of Hospital Closures on Access to Care
with Thomas C. Buchmueller, Cheryl Wold: w10700

Published: Buchmueller, Thomas C. & Jacobson, Mireille & Wold, Cheryl, 2006. "How far to the hospital?: The effect of hospital closures on access to care," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(4), pages 740-761, July. citation courtesy of

May 2004Finders Keepers: Forfeiture Laws, Policing Incentives, and Local Budgets
with Katherine Baicker: w10484

Published: Baicker, Katherine and Mireille Jacobson. "Finders Keepers: Forfeiture Laws, Policing, and Local Budgets." Journal of Public Economics 91, 11 (December 2007): 2113-2136.

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