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Offering Economic Incentives to Attract Blood Donations Should Be Encouraged, Researchers Write in Science

Three researchers including Carey Business School Assistant Professor Mario Macis say economic incentives can motivate members of the public to increase their donations of much-needed blood, the economists write in the May 24, 2013, issue of Science.

Will There Be Blood? Yes, Especially If Donors Are Compensated, New Research Shows

Economic incentives can significantly increase blood donations from the public, according to a new study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins business professor.
The findings also suggest that similar methods could be used to build up life-saving supplies of human bone marrow, organs, and body parts for transplantation.