Nico and Mario discuss their research on blood donation and attitudes toward taboo trades. I fail at zoom.
Mario Macis is a Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. His research interests include pro-social behavior, morally controversial transactions, global health, experimental economics, development economics, and labor economics.
Nico Lacetera is a Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. His research concerns the ethical constraints and social support to markets, the motivations for altruistic behavior, and various topics in industrial and innovation economics.
Lacetera, Nicola, Mario Macis, and Robert Slonim. "Will there be blood? Incentives and displacement effects in pro-social behavior." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 4.1 (2012): 186-223.
Lacetera, Nicola, Mario Macis, and Robert Slonim. "Economic rewards to motivate blood donations." Science 340.6135 (2013): 927-928.
Lacetera, Nicola, Mario Macis, and Robert Slonim. "Rewarding volunteers: A field experiment." Management Science 60.5 (2014): 1107-1129.
Elías, Julio J., Nicola Lacetera, and Mario Macis. "Paying for kidneys? a randomized survey and choice experiment." American Economic Review 109.8 (2019): 2855-88.
Elias, Julio J., Nicola Lacetera, and Mario Macis. "Sacred values? The effect of information on attitudes toward payments for human organs." American Economic Review105.5 (2015): 361-65.
Compliance Policy Guide CPG Sec. 230.150: Blood Donor Classification Statement, Paid or Volunteer Donor, Guidance for FDA Staff
Dhingra, Neelam. "In defense of WHO's blood donation policy." Science 342.6159 (2013): 691-692.