Mario Macis

Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

Associate Professor

100 International Drive

Baltimore, MD 21202

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Viral Altruism? Charitable Giving and Social Contagion in Online Networks

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2437463
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Angelo Mele
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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online networks, diffusion, pro-social behavior, network effects

Viral Altruism? Generosity and Social Contagion in Online Networks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8171
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 May 2014
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Angelo Mele
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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altruism, fundraising, social media, network effects, field experiments

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Motivating Altruism: A Field Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3770
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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incentives, altruism, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health

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Social Image Concerns and Pro-Social Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3771
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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incentives, awards, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health, social prestige

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6085
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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repugnant transactions, efficiency, morality, markets, preferences

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10187
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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repugnant transactions, efficiency, morality, markets, preferences

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w22632
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment

Milton Friedman Institute Working Paper No. 2011-010, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2011-010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2012
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w17636
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2022
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Compliance with COVID-19 Social-Distancing Measures in Italy: The Role of Expectations and Duration

CESifo Working Paper No. 8182
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2020
University of Chicago, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
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COVID-19, social distancing, expectations

Compliance with Covid-19 Social-Distancing Measures in Italy: The Role of Expectations and Duration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13092
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2023
University of Chicago, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
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behavioural change, COVID-19, expectations, compliance, social distancing

Expectations, Reference Points, and Compliance with Covid-19 Social Distancing Measures

NBER Working Paper No. w26916
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2023
University of Chicago, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
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Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Gender Gaps and Firm Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8602
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
RES - Inter-American Development Bank, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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executives' gender, gender gap, firm performance, glass ceiling, statistical discrimination

Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Gender Gaps and Firm Performance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10228
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
RES - Inter-American Development Bank, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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executives’ gender, firm performance, gender gap, glass ceiling, statistical discrimination

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Viral Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment of Social Contagion in On-Line Networks

NET Institute Working Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Angelo Mele
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Online networks, diffusion, pro-social behavior, network effects

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Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment - Online Appendix

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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field experiments, altruism,incentives, blood donation, spillovers, displacement

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Will There Be Blood? Incentives and Substitution Effects in Pro-Social Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4567
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Robert Slonim
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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incentives, altruism, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health

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Do All Material Incentives for Prosocial Activities Backfire? The Response to Cash and Non-Cash Incentives for Blood Donations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4458
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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incentives, altruism, public good provision, pro-social behavior, public health

Exports and Wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to Skills?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6466
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Mario Macis and Fabiano Schivardi
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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export wage premium, linked employer employee data, exports, wages, returns to skills, rent sharing

Exports and Wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to Skills?

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 333
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Mario Macis and Fabiano Schivardi
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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export wage premium, linked employer-employee data

Exports and Wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to Skills?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8931
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 May 2012
Mario Macis and Fabiano Schivardi
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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Export wage premium, Linked employer employee data

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Do Unemployment Benefits Promote or Hinder Structural Change?

IZA Working Paper No. 3371
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2008
Tito Boeri and Mario Macis
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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unemployment benefits, job reallocation, matching models

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Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Gender Gaps and Firm Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w22877
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2023
Georgetown University - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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'Ain't No Rest for the Wicked': Population, Crime, and the 2013 Government Shutdown

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8864
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Ricard Gil and Mario Macis
Queen's University (Canada) - Smith School of Business and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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crime, population, labor supply

Improving the Availability of Unrelated Stem Cell Donors: Evidence from a Major Donor Registry

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tuebingen - Department of Managerial Accounting, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center, University of Cologne and DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center
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Unrelated stem cell donation, donor availability, registry initiatives, sorting, intention-to-treat, local average treatment effects

Improving the Availability of Unrelated Stem Cell Donors: Evidence from a Major Donor Registry

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15096
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2022
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tuebingen - Department of Managerial Accounting, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center, DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center, The University of Sydney, University of Cologne and DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center
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unrelated stem cell donation, donor availability, registryinitiatives, sorting, intention-to-treat, local average treatment effects

Improving the Availability of Unrelated Stem Cell Donors: Evidence from a Major Donor Registry

NBER Working Paper No. w29857
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tuebingen - Department of Managerial Accounting, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center, DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences and DKMS German Bone Marrow Donor Center
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Export and Wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to Skills? - Online Appendix

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Mario Macis and Fabiano Schivardi
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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export wage premium, matched employer-employee data

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Understanding Repugnance: Implications for Public Policy

Serie Documentos de Trabajo, Nro. 614, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3051855
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Oct 2017
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Moral Nimby-Ism? Understanding Societal Support for Monetary Compensation to Plasma Donors in Canada

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11509
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 May 2018
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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altruism, plasma donation, ethics

Moral NIMBY-ism? Understanding Societal Support for Monetary Compensation to Plasma Donors in Canada

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7034
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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ethics, repugnant markets, health, plasma

Moral Nimby-Ism? Understanding Societal Support for Monetary Compensation to Plasma Donors in Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w24572
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2022
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: The Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6814
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Sarah Stith
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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incentives, altruism, organ donation, bone marrow donation

Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: the Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w18299
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Sarah Stith
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: The Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S. - Online Appendix

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis and Sarah Stith
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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organ donation, bone marrow donation, leave and tax legislation, incentives

Management, Supervision, and Health Care: A Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w23749
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 06 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2022
World Bank, World Bank, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Management, Supervision, and Health Care: A Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10967
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
World Bank, World Bank, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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management, health care, supervision, economic development

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Economic Development and the Regulation of Morally Contentious Activities

NBER Working Paper No. w23214
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2022
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Toronto - Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
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Leveraging Patients' Social Networks to Overcome Tuberculosis Underdetection: A Field Experiment in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11942
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
University of Maryland, Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Chicago
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tuberculosis, referrals, social networks, case finding, incentives, India, health

Incentivized Peer Referrals for Tuberculosis Screening: Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w25279
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2023
University of Maryland, Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and University of Chicago
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Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes Toward Payments for Human Organs

NBER Working Paper No. w20866
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2023
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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The Effects of Information, Social and Economic Incentives on Voluntary Undirected Blood Donations: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Argentina

NBER Working Paper No. w18630
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 29 May 2022
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and The University of Sydney
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Paying for Kidneys? A Randomized Survey and Choice Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w25581
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2022
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Is the Price Right? The Role of Morals, Ideology, and Tradeoff Thinking in Explaining Reactions to Price Surges

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15238
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 19 May 2022
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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price surges, price controls, preferences, morality, tradeoffs

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Is the Price Right? The Role of Morals, Ideology, and Tradeoff Thinking in Explaining Reactions to Price Surges

CESifo Working Paper No. 9712
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
Universidad del CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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price surges, price controls, preferences, morality, tradeoffs

Nudging the Nudger: A Field Experiment on the Effect of Performance Feedback to Service Agents on Increasing Organ Donor Registrations

CESifo Working Paper No. 10012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Oct 2022
Government of Ontario, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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prosocial behavior, motivation, public service, employee, intermediaries, field experiments, feedback, organ donation

Nudging the Nudger: A Field Experiment on the Effect of Performance Feedback to Service Agents on Increasing Organ Donor Registrations

NBER Working Paper No. w30547
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2022
Government of Ontario, University of Toronto - Strategic Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Boston University
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Is the Price Right? The Role of Economic Tradeoffs in Explaining Reactions to Price Surges

NBER Working Paper No. w29963
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 25 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2023
Julio Elias, Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of CEMA, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Providing Vouchers and Value Information for Already Free Eye Exams Increases Uptake Among a Low-Income Minority Population: A Randomized Trial

NBER Working Paper No. w29355
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2022
Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University - Harvard Medical School
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Do Unemployment Benefits Promote or Hinder Job Reallocation?

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 93, No. 1, p. 109, September 2010
Posted: 20 Mar 2011
Tito Boeri and Mario Macis
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

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Unemployment benefits, Job reallocation, Matching models

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Social Image Concerns and Prosocial Behavior: Field Evidence from a Nonlinear Incentive Scheme

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 76, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 12 Mar 2011
Nicola Lacetera and Mario Macis
University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

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Incentives, Awards, Public good provision, Prosocial behavior, Public health, Social prestige

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Will There Be Blood? Incentives and Substitution Effects in Pro-Social Behavior

Posted: 06 Jul 2011
Mario Macis, Nicola Lacetera and Robert Slonim
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and The University of Sydney

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altruism, Incentives, pro-social behavior, public good provision, public health