Repugnant Markets

Repugnant Markets

Thousands of people die every year while waiting for a kidney; billions have a spare kidney. There's the possibility of a trade, but buying and selling organs is widely regarded as unethical.

Tim Harford asks whether our objections to this kind of transaction are based on practical grounds, on ethics, or on sheer distaste.

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Sun 15 Jul 2007 21:30

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