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dc.contributor.authorLacetera, Nicolaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMacis, Marioen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-11-26en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T12:07:48Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T12:07:48Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-200910141369en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36298-
dc.description.abstractExperimental studies document that financial rewards discourage the performance of altruistic activities, because they destroy intrinsic altruistic motivations. We set up a randomized-controlled experiment, through a survey administered to 467 blood donors in an Italian town, and find that donors are not reluctant to receive compensation in general: A substantial share of respondents declared they would stop being donors if paid a small amount of cash, but we do not find such effects when a voucher of the same nominal value is offered instead. The aversion to direct cash payments is particularly marked among women and older respondents, while there are neither gender nor age differences in the response to the voucher. Implications for research and public policy are discussed.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherForschungsinst. zur Zukunft der Arbeit Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 4458en_US
dc.subject.jelD12en_US
dc.subject.jelD64en_US
dc.subject.jelI18en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordIncentivesen_US
dc.subject.keywordaltruismen_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic good provisionen_US
dc.subject.keywordpro-social behavioren_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic healthen_US
dc.subject.stwBlutspendeen_US
dc.subject.stwAltruismusen_US
dc.subject.stw├ľkonomischer Anreizen_US
dc.subject.stwCouponingen_US
dc.subject.stwSoziales Verhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwTesten_US
dc.subject.stwItalienen_US
dc.titleDo all material incentives for prosocial activities backfire? The response to cash and non-cash incentives for blood donationsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn613725344en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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