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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Structure of Health Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Mariana Carrera, Heather Royer, Mark F. Stehr, Justin R. Sydnor

NBER Working Paper No. 23188
Issued in February 2017

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This study was funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through the Applying Behavioral Economics to Perplexing Problems in Health and Health Care initiative via the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and from a UCSB Faculty Senate Grant. We greatly appreciate the comments and suggestions of John Cawley and Gary Charness. We thank Chang Lee, Ben Marks, Alan Thomas, Sarah Mattson, Steven Cramer, Leah Neustadt, and Jacob Rubin for excellent research assistance, and various seminar and conference participants for helpful comments. 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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