Catherine Maclean

Associate Professor of Economics at Temple University

Catherine 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. Her recent work examines the effect of insurance regulations, tobacco control policies, and access to healthcare services on crime, health, healthcare, and labor outcomes. Professor Maclean's research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the American Heart Association.