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About Mireille Jacobson

Mireille Jacobson is a Senior Economist at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, CA. She is also a faculty research fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Before joining RAND in 2009, Dr. Jacobson was on the faculty of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) , first as an assistant and then an associate professor with tenure in the Department of Planning, Policy and Design. She spent the 2004-2006 academic years at the University of Michigan as a Robert Wood Johnson Scholars in Health Policy Research. Dr. Jacobson received her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and her B.A. from the University of Chicago. Her research interests include applied microeconomics, health economics and law and economics. Her recent work includes an analysis of the impact of changes in Medicare reimbursement policies on cancer chemotherapy treatment as well as an empirical assessment of competing theories of not-for-profit hospital behavior.


Present Faculty Research Fellow, NBER
Present Senior Economist, RAND Corporation

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Tel: (310) 393-0411 x7141