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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

Victor Iajya, Nicola Lacetera, Mario Macis, Robert Slonim

NBER Working Paper No. 18630
Issued in December 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Dr. Hugo Medici, Susana Sirena and the staff of the Centro de Medicina Transfusional y Hematologia of San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina, for their collaboration. Soledad Omodeo provided outstanding research assistance. We benefited from the comments of Margaret McConnell and the participants at the 2012 ASSA Meetings in Chicago, the Workshop on Natural and Field Experiments in Ammersee, the MADS seminar at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC, the Armstrong Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Simon Fraser University, Stanford University and the University of British Columbia. Financial support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (Grant #410-2011-1294) and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Small Grants Fund is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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