Joseph J. Sabia

Research Fellow

San Diego State University

Joseph J. Sabia is Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies in the Economics Department at San Diego State University.

His research interests are in the economics of health behaviors, the human capital effects of health policy, and the poverty effects of minimum wages. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in such journals as Review of Economics and Statistics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Population Economics, the Journal of Health Economics, American Economic Review (Papers & Proceedings), and the Journal of Policy Analysis & Management.

He received a PhD in Economics from Cornell University in 2004 and has held prior academic appointments at the University of Georgia, American University, and the United States Military Academy-West Point.

Joseph joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2015.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9831
Joseph J. Sabia, Thanh Tam Nguyen
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9830
forthcoming in: Journal of Law and Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9201
Joseph J. Sabia, Brittany Bass
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9144
published as 'Have Cigarette Taxes Lost their Bite? New Estimates of the Relationship between Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking' in: the American Journal of Health Economics, 2017, 3(1), 60-75
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8935
Published in: Southern Economic Journal, 2016, 83(4), 903-931. doi:10.1002/soej.12181
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7034
published in: Health Economics, 2015, 24 (6), 659-671
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6280
published as 'Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicides by Gender and Age' in: American Journal of Public Health, 2014, 104 (12), 2369-2376
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5781
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2014, 38, 76-88
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5615
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32 (1), 51-65
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5580
published as 'Cigarette Taxes and How Youth Obtain Cigarettes' in: National Tax Journal, 2013, 66 (2), 371-394