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Asignación de trasplantes renales en México: estimación de un sistema de puntajes


  • Alexander Elbittar

    () (Division of Economics, CIDE)

  • Gabriela Calderón


By estimating an implicit point system we try to infer some of the principles used by a medical team allocating cadaveric kidneys in Mexico. Our results indicate that the principles of fairness and medical efficiency play an important role in the final allocation.

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  • Alexander Elbittar & Gabriela Calderón, 2008. "Asignación de trasplantes renales en México: estimación de un sistema de puntajes," Working papers DTE 415, CIDE, División de Economía.
  • Handle: RePEc:emc:wpaper:dte415

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    1. Iversen, Tor, 1993. "A theory of hospital waiting lists," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 55-71, April.
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    point system; medical team allocating cadaveric kidneys; Mexico;

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    • I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets
    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis


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