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Stabilization of blood supply and demand for the National Transfusion Service of the Slovak Republic

General Information

Project description

Analysis of the preferences of current blood donors and development of a strategy for launching a behavioral blood donor registry.

Analysis Plan


The donors are considering a donation of whole blood and other blood components as a substitution as one of the important factors such as the number of people they help does not affect their altruistic decision making.

How hypothesis will be tested

Online experiment: 3 conditions. Tested framing, information provision, and control.
Laboratory experiment: 4 conditions. Choice of donating one vs. many, opt-in vs. opt-out.
Field experiment: Personalised digital registry based on donors preferences (multiple experimental testing).

Dependent variables

Testing donor's altruistic decision-making affected by choice architecture.

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Who is behind the project?

Institution: Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic
Team: Behavioral and Experimental Economics Team (BEET)

Project status:



Methodology: Experiment, Field Experiment, Lab Experiment, Survey
Could you self-grade the strength of the evidence generated by this study?: 1
Data collection: Have any data been collected for this project already?: Some or all of the data have been collected, and the research team has had access
Start date: 09/01/2017

What is the project about?

Policy area(s): Health
Topic(s): Administrative burden, Attendance, Compliance, Decision-making
Behavioural tool(s): Commitment Device, Defaults, Personalization, Planning, Reminders

Date published:

9 May 2022

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