The Economics of Giving

Kidney Transplant

Alvin Roth is a Nobel-prize winning economist . . . so, what does he know about kidney transplants?  A lot.  He designed a transplant chain.  He got the idea after hearing a story about two spouses who met in a hospital waiting room.  They were unable to donate to their own spouses, but they were able to donate to each other’s spouses.  His transplant chain idea took off from there.

Click the link below to watch today’s Story of Joy.


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