Price deflation and the underground organ economy in the Philippines.

@article{Mendoza2011PriceDA,
  title={Price deflation and the underground organ economy in the Philippines.},
  author={Roger Lee Mendoza},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={101-7}
}
BACKGROUND This is the first in-depth study of the illicit human organ trade in the Philippines. The question for analytical investigation is why the underground organ commerce thrives, despite meager support and compensation for commercial donors (or vendors). METHODS Quantitative survey results were obtained from a probability sample of living Filipino kidney vendors (P = 0.95; α = 0.05). The kidney trade was studied because it has the highest level of demand among all tradeable human… CONTINUE READING