The Market for Surrogate Motherhood Contracts
AbstractSurrogate motherhood is a controversial subject, and has not previously been formally modelled by economists. In this paper, a neoclassical model of the market for surrogate motherhood contracts is developed, based on the utility maximising decisions of potential surrogate mothers and commissioning parties. The presence of both altruistic and self-interested behaviour generates unusual market outcomes.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School of Economics, La Trobe University in its series Working Papers with number 1996.17.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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