Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

There are plenty of organs out there: more altruism would end the social dilemma of who gets available organs

Posted 29 May 2012 / 0

NPR Planet Money Who Decides Whether This 26-Year-Old Woman Gets A Lung Transplant?

Although this feature does make some interesting observations about the economic dilemmas associated with donated organ assignment, it misses the bigger picture: if everyone elected to donate their organs upon death, increased supply would diminish a lot of the dilemma.

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