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How to Get Real About Organs

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  • Alexander Tabarrok

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Greater 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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Article provided by Econ Journal Watch in its journal Econ Journal Watch.

Volume (Year): 1 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 11-18

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Handle: RePEc:ejw:journl:v:1:y:2004:i:1:p:11-18

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Keywords: shortage; medicine; law; transplant organs; financial compensation;

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  1. Fırat Bilgel, 2012. "The impact of presumed consent laws and institutions on deceased organ donation," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 29-38, February.

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