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stipend
used in Freakonomics

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Definition
a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
  • Their discovery: when people are given a small stipend for donating blood rather than simply being praised for their altruism, they tend to donate less blood.
    p. 20.7
  • The stipend turned a noble act of charity into a painful way to make a few dollars, and it wasn't worth it.
    p. 20.8
  • The gang not only paid for the funeral but often gave a stipend of up to three years' wages to the victim's family.
    p. 98.7

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