May 19, 2010
Levine Study in New York Times
NYT featured Public Policy Assistant Professor Aaron Levine's study examining "more than 100 egg donation ads from 63 college newspapers. He [Levine] found that a quarter of them offered compensation exceeding the $10,000 maximum cited in voluntary guidelines issued by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, a professional association..."
"The concern is that some young women may choose to donate against their own best interests," Dr. Levine said. "They'll look at the money on offer and will overlook some of the risks."