Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, USA, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School (August 2016–); Academic Program Director, MS Health Care Management, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School (August 2016–); Associate Faculty, Armstrong Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine (2012–)
Labor economics, health economics, global health, pro-social behavior, morally controversial transactions, ethics and economics
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School (August 2010–July 2016); Assistant Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan Ross School of Business (July 2007–July 2010)
PhD Economics, University of Chicago, 2007
Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues. MIT Press (forthcoming) (co-editor with J. Costa-Font).
“Exports and wages: Rent sharing, workforce composition or returns to skills?” Journal of Labor Economics 34:4 (2016): 945–978 (with F. Schivardi).
“Do unemployment benefits promote or hinder job reallocation?” Journal of Development Economics 93 (2010): 109–125 (with T. Boeri).
“Sacred values? The effect of information on attitudes toward payments for human organs.” American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings) 105:5 (2015): 361–365 (with J. Elias and N. Lacetera).
“Economic rewards to motivate blood donations.” Science 340:6135 (2013): 927–928 (with N. Lacetera and R. Slonim).
Gender gaps in wages and leadership positions are large—Why, and what can be done about it?Mario Macis, January 2017Gender wage gaps and women’s underrepresentation in leadership positions exist at remarkably similar magnitudes across countries at all levels of income per capita. Women’s educational attainment and labor market participation have improved, but this has been insufficient to close the gaps. A combination of economic forces, cultural and social norms, discrimination, and unequal legal rights appear to be contributing to gender inequality. A range of policy options (such as quotas) have been implemented in some countries; some have been successful, whereas for others the effects are still unclear.MoreLess