Markets in everything

Case: 

  • “I’ve got debts, please buy my kidneys” The Times September 27th 2009

Discussion question: What are some different ways in which we could allocate kidneys?

Further reading: Postrel, V., “Here’s Looking at You, Kidney” Texas Monthly, June 2006


This page ties into Chapter 3 of Economics: A Complete Guide for Business

Learning Objectives: Understand the scope and ethical boundaries of markets

Focus on diversity: Virginia Postrel’s decision to donate a kidney, and write about it, provides a personal and inspirational view of the topic.

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