Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market
Anderson, William L., Freeman
Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market by Mark J. Cherry Georgetown University Press * 2005 * 258 pages * $26.95
Reviewed by William L. Anderson
When I was a graduate student I had a professor who had been through a kidney transplant. Being both an economist and someone badly in need of a new kidney had led him to examine the dynamics of organ transplantation and, more specifically, why it was that people often had to wait years before a human organ was available. He came to the conclusion that the current government-run system leads to needless deaths and that a market system in organs would be economically and morally …
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Publication information: Article title: Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market. Contributors: Anderson, William L. - Author. Magazine title: Freeman. Volume: 56. Issue: 7 Publication date: September 2006. Page number: 45+. © Foundation for Economic Education, Incorporated Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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