“U.S. Hospitals Were Still Using Chargemaster Markups To Maximize Revenues In 2013,” an article co-authored by ASSISTANT PROFESSOR GE BAI and Professor Gerard Anderson of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was published September 2016 in Health Affairs.”

PROFESSOR FEDERICO BANDI and ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR RICARD GIL received Excellence in Teaching Awards from the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association. The honors, given each year to out- standing faculty members across Johns Hopkins University, were presented to Bandi and Gil on May 17 at the Carey Business School’s spring commencement.

In addition, Bandi co-wrote “Possibly Nonstationary Cross-Validation,” a working paper offered online by the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ITAY FAINMESSER was to present a workshop on applied microeconomics in late September 2016 at Rice University in Houston, Texas.


With colleagues from Kent State and West Virginia universities, PROFESSOR AND VICE DEAN FOR EDUCATION KEVIN FRICK co-authored “Home-Telemonitoring Lung Cancer Intervention in Ap- palachia: A Pilot Study,” published last May in the International Journal of Chronic Diseases & Therapy.

Also, with several Johns Hopkins University colleagues, Frick co-authored “Cost-savings analysis of AR-V7 testing in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer eligible for treatment with abiraterone or enzalutamide,” which appeared this past July in The Prostate.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR NICOLA FUSARI served as organizer of a conference titled “The Role of Derivatives in Asset Pricing,” held June 4 at the Carey Business School’s Harbor East campus. The Carey School and AQR Capital Management co-sponsored the event, which brought together leading researchers to discuss theoretical and empirical developments in the use of derivatives in asset pricing.

Bandi, ASSISTANT PROFESSORS WEI LI and ZHAOGANG SONG of Carey, as well as Fusari, were on the program committee.

A paper co-authored by ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MARIO MACIS and Professor Fabiano Schivardi of Bocconi University, “Exports and Wages: Rent Sharing, Workforce Composition or Returns to Skills?,” was to be published October 2016 in the Journal of Labor Economics.


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR LASSE MERTINS and two colleagues from the University of Baltimore co-authored the study “Ideology and the Balance Scorecard: An Empirical Exploration of the Tension Between Shareholder Value Maximization and Corporate Social Responsibility.” It was published online last February by the Journal of Business Ethics.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ALESSANDRO REBUCCI was appointed faculty research fellow of the Program in International Finance and Macroeconomics at the National Bureau of Economic Research in May 2016.

Also, Rebucci’s paper “Does Monetary Policy Increase Financial Stability? On the Role of Monetary and Regulatory Policy in the Subprime Crisis” won second prize at the July 2016 meeting of the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress 2016 Annual Conference in Hangzhou, China, in July.