How to Get Real About Organs
AbstractGreater payment induces greater supply. The reasons offered by Byrne and Thompson to doubt this proposition in the field of organ donation are unconvincing. Financial compensation for those who sign their organ donor cards would save lives.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Econ Journal Watch in its journal Econ Journal Watch.
Volume (Year): 1 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
shortage; medicine; law; transplant organs; financial compensation;
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