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Philanthropically Funded Heroism Awards for Kidney Donors?
(forthcoming in Law & Contemporary Problems, 77:3, 2014)
Muriel Niederle and Alvin E. Roth
Stanford University and NBER


"The present paper explores another way to possibly ease the path towards non‐directed kidney
donation among those inclined to make such a donation by combining the appreciations of both
philanthropy and heroism suggested by the proposals in the previous paragraph. Specifically we
consider an award that recognizes a non‐directed donor as a hero and comes with a prize of $50.000.16
We report a brief preliminary survey designed to assess public reaction to various forms of heroism
awards for non‐directed kidney donors. There are two dimensions to our survey."

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