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Solving problems by letting people do things voluntarily

18 mins | May 13, 2022

What's the most pragmatic path forward? Years ago, Matthew Yglesias once believed that allowing financial compensation for live organ donors and surrogates would be a good way of increasing supply. Now, he's changed his mind. With concerns raised over economic coercion and the exploitation that goes along with it, here he discusses the equilibrium effect and how we should be trying to develop politically appealing policies instead of complaining about society's aversions to medical transactions.

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