I am Assistant Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School, 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). My research interests are in labor and personnel economics, the economics of pro-social behavior, health economics and experimental economics. Some of my research is supported by the National Science Foundation. I am also co-Editor of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Labor and Organizations & Markets Abstracts eJournals. I teach courses in microeconomics, personnel economics and human resources management.
Johns Hopkins University
Carey Business School
100 International Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Recent Awards and Grants
10/9/2013 - INFORMS Annual Meeting, "Analytics for Non-profit Organizations"
9/25/2013 - George Washington University - Economics Department Seminar.
9/24/2013 - World Bank Development Impact Evaluation Initiative (DIME)/World Development Report (WDR) Seminar.
6/6/2013 - Inter-American Development Bank, EconNet Seminar "The Effects of Information, Social and Financial Incentives on Voluntary Undirected Blood Donations in Argentina".
5/31/2013 - Institute for Compensation Studies "2013 Emerging Scholars Conference", Cornell University, talk on Do Female Executives make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Firm Performance and Gender Gaps in Wages and Promotions"
5/23/2013 - Published "Economic Rewards to Motivate Blood Donations" in Science, Vol 340 (with Nico Lacetera and Robert Slonim) .
5/21/2013 - Received the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association "Excellence in Teaching Award 2013".
5/8/2013 - World Bank Workshop on "Impact Evidence and Action to Save Lives in Nigeria" (Uyo, Nigeria), presented on "Provider incentives for expanding access and improving the quality of health care services"
4/9/2013 - Warwick University, Generosity and Well-Being Conference "The Effects of Information, Social and Financial Incentives on Voluntary Undirected Blood Donations in Argentina".
3/6/2013 - International Plasma Protein Congress (Dublin, Ireland), talk on "Donor Motivation and Incentives"
3/5/2013 - Trinity College (Dublin) - Economics Department Seminar
8/2/2012 - IZA/Sloan Workshop on Economics of Leadership (Boston): "Do Female Executives make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Firm Performance and Gender Gaps in Wages and Promotions"
7/24/2012 - NBER Summer Institute Labor/Public Economics: "Rewarding Altruism: Natural Field Experiment"
6/22/2012 - Plasma Protein Forum 2012 (Washington, DC), talk on "What motivates donors?"
6/1/2012 - IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economists (Munich, Germany): Do Female Executives make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Firm Performance and Gender Gaps in Wages and Promotions
5/11/2012 - CEPR Public Policy Conference on Altruism and Charitable Giving (Paris, France): Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment
3/7/2012 - MADS talk at the Center for Global Development (Washington, DC) on "Blood Donor Economics: Incentives and Social Norms in Public Health"
2/29/2012 - Applied Micro Seminar at Columbia University, Business School: "Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment"
2/22/2012: Academic Minute on WAMC Northeast Public Radio: "Economics and Blood Donations"