Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

How to Get Real About Organs


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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.

Response to this article by Margaret M. Byrne and Peter Thompson: Response to Tabarrok (EJW, April 2004).