Yes. Implementing badges is associated with increasing rate of data sharing (Kidwell et al, 2016), as seeing colleagues practice open science signals that new community norms have arrived.
For this to occur, badges must be visible on the table of contents and authors must be consistently asked to participate. See the current issue of Psychological Science for an example of how these new norms look in practice.
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