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The sale of human organs could be legal

By Hicbd
Mon Nov 19 2012 9:57 am

"Economists Gary Becker and Julio Jorge Elias argue that monetary incentives would increase the supply of organs for transplant sufficiently to eliminate the very large waiting lists for organs, and the suffering and deaths of many of those waiting, without increasing the total cost of transplant surgery by more than 12 percent." Iran allows the sale of kidneys, and has no waiting lists.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organ_donation#Organ_shortfall
http://debatepedia.idebate.org/en/index.php/Debate:_Sale_of_human_organs
http://www.becker-posner-blog.com/2006/01/should-the-purchase-and-sale-of-organs-for-transplant-surgery-be-permitted-becker.html

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Healthcare Organ Donations

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