Research Seminar with Jacob Wallace, PhD
Open to Penn Affiliates
Co-sponsored with the Department of Healthcare Management.
Please note: In-person attendance at this event is preferred. Virtual access will be provided to registrants who are unable to be on campus.
Jacob Wallace, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) at the Yale School of Public Health. Prior to that, he worked as a policy analyst for the New York State Department of Health in the Office of Health Insurance Programs for three years. His research is focused on the economics of the Medicaid program, with a particular focus on the impact of managed care. He uses quasi-experimental methods to study performance differences across plans, how provider networks impact plan selection and how enrollees experience care, and how managed care tools shape utilization in Medicaid. He received his PhD from Harvard University.