Financial Incentive


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Financial Incentive

An incentive to do something because it is less expensive than not doing so. For example, a company may have a financial incentive to open a factory in Town A instead of Town B because Town A's property taxes are lower.
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Finally, the combined use of financial incentives and rigorously designed smartphone technology for tracking PA, along with dietary and cognitive behavioural interventions are recommended as a way to improve PA and reduce body weight.
Multiple regression analyses determined how much of nurses' retention was predicted by financial incentives, nonfinancial incentives, age, gender, and marital status.
established various financial incentive programs that have affected the
Allowing people to buy to a newer, more fuel-efficient vehicle they can afford will have the Government's desired impact of reducing emissions and stimulating the new car and van market because the trading-up will feed directly through to showrooms." The BVRA says that the best solution to the problem would be to give financial incentives to motorists to trade up to a newer vehicle with lower emissions even if it is not brand new.
Overall, the rate of confirmed smoking cessation (based on a cotinine test) at 9 months or 12 months was about 3 times greater in the financial incentive group, compared with the control group (15% vs.
Key words: kidney, financial incentives, living donor, ethics
Financial incentives are having a positive impact on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts members.
FINANCIAL indicates an individual's willingness to donate a family member's organ(s) if offered a financial incentive. The dependent variable OFFENDED is qualitative in nature with a 1 indicating that an individual would withdraw HIS organs altogether from the market in the face of a law allowing financial incentives for cadaveric organ procurement.
For-profit HMOs that reduced health care costs for businesses reaped unprecedented dividends for their investors and had little financial incentive to maintain quality.
Recognizing the potential importance of financial incentives to work as part of the route to self-sufficiency, several welfare jurisdictions in the United States and Canada are testing financial incentive programs.
Crowding-out effect increases with the size of the pay-for-performance financial incentive.
Financial incentive involves money directly or indirectly by an employer.

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