Mario Macis, PhD

Assistant Professor, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Joint Faculty Appointment, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School
100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone:(410) 234-9431
Fax: (410) 234-9439

Mario Macis, PhD (Economics, University of Chicago) is an Assistant Professor in the research track with expertise in the areas of labor and human resources economics, health economics and experimental economics. Prior to joining Carey, he was Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. Dr. Macis is  Associate Faculty at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Since 2012, he is co-Editor of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Labor and Organizations & Markets Abstracts eJournals.

Personal Website

Honors and Distinctions

  • Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant for “Field Experiments on Incentives and Blood Donations”, 2009-12 (Collaborative grants # 0851602 and # 0851587; Co-PIs: Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim).
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health Faculty Grant in Global Health Research (with Jessica Goldberg, Jason Farley and Pradeep Chintagunta).

Selected Publications

Works in Progress

  • Leveraging Patients’ Social Networks to Improve Tuberculosis Detection in India: A Field Experiment (with Jessica Goldberg and Pradeep Chintagunta)
  • Inequality and Employment Effects of Centralized Wage Bargaining: Evidence from Italy
  • Gender Gaps in Wages and Promotions, and Firm Performance: Do Female Executives Make a Difference? (with Luca Flabbi and Fabiano Schivardi)
  • Quality Improvement in Primary Health Care Centers in Nigeria (with F. Dunsch and D. Evans)
  • Motivating Cord Blood Donation (with Daniela Grieco and Nicola Lacetera)

Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Human Resources Management and Personnel Economics