Paying people to participate in research: why not? A response to Wilkinson and Moore.

@article{McNeill1997PayingPT,
  title={Paying people to participate in research: why not? A response to Wilkinson and Moore.},
  author={Paul M McNeill},
  journal={Bioethics},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={390-6}
}
This paper argues against paying people to participate in research. Volunteering to participate as a subject in a research program is not like taking a job. The main difference is to do with the risks inherent in research. Experimentation on human beings is, by definition, trying out something with an unknown consequence and exposes people to risks of harm which cannot be known in advance. This is the main reason for independent review by committee of research programs. It is based on a… CONTINUE READING

Topic