Professor Maclean’s research uses health and labor economic theory to empirically explore the causes and consequences of substance use, mental health, insurance coverage, and labor market outcomes. She is particularly interested in the role of public policies in influencing these outcomes. Professor Maclean is a Research Associate in the Health Economics Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Affiliate at the Institute of Labor Economics. She is a Co-Editor at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management and an Associate Editor at the Journal of Health Economics. Professor Maclean is the co-organizer of the online seminar series the Tobacco Online Policy Seminar (TOPS). Her recent work examines the effect of insurance regulations, tobacco control regulations, and access to healthcare services. Professor Maclean's research is supported by the National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and the American Cancer Society.
Hamersma, S., Maclean, J.C. (2021) How do specialty substance use disorder treatment providers respond to public insurance expansions? Evidence from Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Journal of Health Economics. In press.
Maclean, J.C., Buckell, J. (2020) Information and sin goods: Experimental evidence on cigarettes. Health Economics. Accepted.
Horn, B., Joshi, A., Maclean, J.C. (2020) The effect of substance use disorder treatment centers on property values. American Journal of Health Economics. Accepted.
Maclean, J.C., Simon, K., Wen, H., Saloner, B. (2020) The Impact of IMD waivers on payment arrangements and care in substance use disorder treatment facilities. Health Affairs. Accepted.
Econ 8204 (Health Economics)
Econ 8139 (Econometrics IV – Panel Data Econometrics)