Allocation of Indivisible Life-Saving Goods With Both Intrinsic and Relational Quality: The New Deceased-Donor Kidney Allocation System

@article{Weimer2019AllocationOI,
  title={Allocation of Indivisible Life-Saving Goods With Both Intrinsic and Relational Quality: The New Deceased-Donor Kidney Allocation System},
  author={D. Weimer and L. Wilk},
  journal={Administration & Society},
  year={2019},
  volume={51},
  pages={140 - 169}
}
  • D. Weimer, L. Wilk
  • Published 2019
  • Business
  • Administration & Society
  • Allocation of scarce heterogeneous life-saving goods confronts society with profound challenges that are analytically complex and morally laden. Deceased-donor kidneys for transplant are heterogeneous in terms of relational and intrinsic quality. In 2014, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network implemented a new allocation system that more explicitly takes account of intrinsic quality. We trace the evolution of the new allocation system with particular attention to the role of… CONTINUE READING

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