Posts Tagged ‘organ transplants’

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    Demand and Supply: Kidney Markets

    Aug 2, 13 • 475 Views • No Comments

    By Mariana Do Carmo, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and undergraduate at Yale University According to recent kidney donation and transplant statistics, there are over 80,000 patients needing kidney transplants in the United States who find themselves...  [read more]

  • Organ Markets

    Dec 8, 11 • 278 Views • No Comments

    When a San Francisco court said that certain bone marrow donors could be paid, they did not have to focus on medicine. Instead, the 3 judge panel could have discussed the market. The court said it was all about new technology that made bone marrow donation...  [read more]

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    Kidney Markets?

    Sep 8, 10 • 436 Views • 3 Comments

    What should we be able to buy and sell? Alcohol? Land? People? Body Parts? In a Teaching Company lecture on organ transplants, Wake Forest economist Robert Whaples says that the answers depend on the market’s boundaries. And, he soon adds, those...  [read more]