Mario Macis Faculty Bio
Mario Macis, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School
100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202
Fax: (410) 234-9439
Mario Macis, PhD (Economics, University of Chicago) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2010. He is an Assistant Professor in the research track with expertise in the areas of labor and human resources economics, public economics and experimental economics.
Honors and Distinctions
- National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for “Field Experiments on Incentives and Blood Donations”, 2009-12 (Grant # 0851602; $320,000; Co-PIs: Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim).
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Grant, Field Experiments in Global Health: Motivating Voluntary Blood Donations in Argentina (with Victor Iajya, Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim), 2010-12, $42,000.
- Mitsui Life Financial Research Center grant for “Export and Wages”, 2009-10.
- IZA (Bonn) Institute for the Study of Labor Research Fellow, 2008-Present.
- "Will There Be Blood? Incentives and Displacement Effects in Pro-Social Behavior", American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 2012, 4 (1): 186-223 (with Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim)
- "Social Image Concerns and Pro-Social Behavior: Field Evidence from a Nonlinear Incentive Scheme", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 2010, 76: 225–237 (with Nicola Lacetera)
- "Do Unemployment Benefits Promote or Hinder Job Reallocation?", Journal of Development Economics 2010, 93: 109-125 (with Tito Boeri)
- "Do All Material Incentives for Pro-Social Activities Backfire? The Response to Cash and Non-Cash Incentives for Blood Donations", Journal of Economic Psychology 2010, 31: 738-748 (with Nicola Lacetera)
- "The Impact of Non-Wage Benefits on Job Quality and Labor Market Outcomes in the Developing World: What do we know?", World Bank Employment Policy Primer 2009, 13 (with Brooke Helppie).
- "Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment" NBER Working Paper 17636 (with Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim)
- "Time for blood: The effect of a naturally-occurring incentive for altruistic behavior" (with Nicola Lacetera)"
- "Export Intensity and Wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to (Unobservable) Skills?" (with Fabiano Schivardi)
Works in Progress
- “Gender Gaps in Wages and Promotions, and Firm Performance: Do Female Executives Make a Difference?" (with Luca Flabbi and Fabiano Schivardi)
- "Motivating Blood Donation: Field Experiments in Argentina" (with Victor Iajya, Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim)
- "Motivating Organ Donation" (with Nicola Lacetera and Sarah Stith)
- "Wage Dynamics and Insurance"
- "Employment and Welfare Consequences of Compressing the Wage Structure"
- Human Resources and Organizational Economics