Jacob Wallace, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of public health at the Yale School of Public Health. His primary research interest is Medicaid, and he is a health economist by training. Prior to Yale, Wallace worked as a policy analyst for the New York State Department of Health in the Office of Health Insurance Programs, where his research is focused on the economics of the Medicaid program, with a particular focus on the impact of managed care. He uses quasiexperimental 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. Wallace received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Assistant Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health