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 STUDIES 

'23 SEPTEMBER

  • The social contagion of prosocial behaviour: How neighbourhood blood donations influence individual donation behaviour. Joris M. Schröder, Eva-Maria Merz, Bianca Suanet & Pamala Wiepking 

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'23 JULY

  • Social norms offer explanation for inconsistent effects of incentives on prosocial behavior. Caroline Graf, Bianca Suanet, Pamala Wiepking & Eva-Maria Merz.

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  • Blood, It Runs in the Family: Intergenerational Transmission of Blood-Donor Behavior. Alexandra Ciaușescu, Arjen de Wit, Rene Bekkers & Eva-Maria Merz.

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  • Providing extra information increases blood donor return after deferral while offering an alternative good deed does not: Results from a field randomized controlled trial. Marloes L. C. Spekman, Theo G. van Tilburg, and Eva-Maria Merz.

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'23 JUNE

  • How public trust and healthcare quality relate to blood donation behavior: Cross-cultural evidence. Caroline Graf, Bianca Suanet, Pamala Wiepking & Eva-Maria Merz. 

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'23 FEBRUARY

  • The Social Contagion of Blood Donations: Sustaining Repeated Prosocial Behaviour. Joris M. Schröder, Eva-Maria Merz, Bianca Suanet & Pamala Wiepking 

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'22 DECEMBER

  • Did you donate? Talking about donations predicts compliance with solicitations for donations. Joris M. Schroder, Eva-Maria Merz, Bianca Suanet & Pamala Wiepking. 

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'22 JULY

  • Providing Extra Information Increases Blood Donor Return After Deferral While Offering an Alternative Good Deed Does Not: Results From a Field Randomized Controlled Trial. Marloes L. C. Spekman, Theo G. van Tilburg & Eva-Maria Merz. 

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'22 MARCH

  • Blood Donation Narratives on Social Media: A Topic Modeling Study. Steven Ramondt, Peter Kerkhof & Eva-Maria Merz

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'21 JANUARY

  • Altruism in blood donation: Out of sight out of mind? Closing donation centers influences blood donor lapse. Tjeerd W Piersma, Rene Bekkers,  Wim L.A. de Kort & Eva-Maria Merz.

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'20 DECEMBER

  • Barriers to blood donation on social media: An analysis of Facebook and Twitter posts. Steven Ramondt, Melissa Zijlstra, Peter Kerkhof, Eva-Maria Merz. 

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'20 AUGUST

  • Whole blood donor behavior and availability after deferral: Consequences of a new ferritin monitoring policy. Marloes L. C. Spekman, Steven Ramondt & Maike G. Sweegers. 

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'19 NOVEMBER

  • Life events and donor lapse among blood donors in Denmark. Tjeerd W Piersma, Eva-Maria Merz, Rene Bekkers, Wim L.A. de Kort, Steffen Anderson, Henrik Hjalgrim, Klaus Rostgaard, Kaspar R. Nielsen & Henrik Ullum. 

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'19 OCTOBER

  • Do deferred donors continue their donations? A large-scale register study on whole blood donor return in the Netherlands. Marloes L. C. Spekman, Theo G. van Tilburg & Eva-Maria Merz. 

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'19 MAY

  • Blood Donation across the Life Course: The Influence of Life Events on Donor Lapse
    Tjeerd W Piersma & Elisabeth F. Klinkenberg. 

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'18 OCTOBER

  • The relation between blood donor recruitment and donor diversity and loyalty in the Netherlands.
    Tjeerd W Piersma, Rene Bekkers,  Wim L.A. de Kort & Eva-Maria Merz. 

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'17 SEPTEMBER

  • Individual, contextual and network characteristics of blood donors and non-donors: a systematic review of recent literature.Tjeerd W Piersma, Rene Bekkers, Elisabeth F. Klinkenberg, Wim L.A. de Kort & Eva-Maria Merz. 

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