Legalize organ sales

posted by
October 31, 2011
Independent Institute
by Anthony Gregory  
Posted in Commentary

"With so many other health services conducted on the market (however encumbered by crippling regulations), what is wrong with consenting donors selling organs, especially upon death? As Alexander Tabarrok has argued, even a little bit of market incentive can go a long way in combating the terrible problem of organ shortages. 'Iran has eliminated waiting lists for kidneys entirely by paying its citizens to donate,' he notes." (10/27/11)  


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