**Sheldon Howard Jacobson,
Ph.D.**

**University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign **

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### Papers
in Archival Journals

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*Causal
Inference, Social Sciences, and Politics*

**1. ****Rigdon****, S., Jacobson, S.H., Cho, W.T., Sewell, E.C., Rigdon, C.J., 2009, “A Bayesian Prediction Model for the
United States Presidential Election,”***
American Politics Research*, 37(4), 700-724*.*

**2. ****Rigdon****, S.E., Sewell, E.C., Jacobson, S.H., Cho, W.K.T., Rigdon, C.J., 2010, “An Analysis of Daily Predictions for
the 2008 United States Presidential Election,” ***Case Studies in Business, Industry and Government Statistics*, 4(1),
1-8.

**3. ****King, D.M., Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., Cho, W.K. Tam, 2012,
“Geo-Graphs: An Efficient Model for Enforcing Contiguity and Hole Constraints
in Planar Graph Partitioning***,” Operations
Research*, 60(5), 1213-1228.

**4. ****Nikolaev****, A.G., Jacobson, S.H., Cho, W.K.T., Sauppe,
J.J., Sewell, E.C., 2013 “Balance Optimization Subset Selection (BOSS): An Alternative
Approach for Causal Inference with Observational Data,” ***Operations Research, *61(2), 398-412*.*

**5. ****Cho, W.T., Nikolaev, A.G., Sauppe, J.,
Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C.,
2013, “****An Optimization Approach to Making Causal Inferences,” ***Statistica** Neerlandica*,
67(2), 211-226.

**6. ****Sauppe****, J. J., S. H. Jacobson, and
E. C. Sewell, 2014, “Complexity and Approximation Results for the Balance
Optimization Subset Selection Model for Causal Inference in Observational
Studies,” ***INFORMS Journal on Computing,*
26(3), 547–566.

**7. ****King, D.M., Jacobson, S.H.,
Sewell, E.C., 2015, **`“Efficient Geo-Graph Contiguity and
Hole Algorithms for Geographic Zoning and Dynamic Plane Graph Partitioning,`*” Mathematical Programming, Series A***, 149(1&2), 425-457.**

**8. ****Rigdon****, S.E., Sauppe, J.J., Jacobson, S.H.,
2015, "Forecasting the 2012 and 2014 Elections using Bayesian Prediction
and Optimization," ***Sage Open*,
5(2), 1-16*.*

**9. ****Dutta, S. Sauppe, J.J, Jacobson, S.H.,
2016, “Targeted Marketing Using Balance Optimization Subset Selection,” ***Annals of Data Science*, 3(4), 423-444.

**10.
****King, D.M., Jacobson,
S.H. 2017, "Random Acts of Violence: Examining Probabilistic Independence
of Mass Killing Events in the United States" ***Victims and Violence*.

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### Last Updated: 1 January 2017

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