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Do institutions, inequality and cultural differences affect cadaveric versus live-kidney harvesting

Caglayan, Mustafa and Anbarci, Nejat 2010, Do institutions, inequality and cultural differences affect cadaveric versus live-kidney harvesting, Economics bulletin, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 1-9.

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Title Do institutions, inequality and cultural differences affect cadaveric versus live-kidney harvesting
Author(s) Caglayan, Mustafa
Anbarci, Nejat
Journal name Economics bulletin
Volume number 30
Issue number 1
Start page 1
End page 9
Total pages 9
Publisher Economics Bulletin
Place of publication Nashville, Tenn.
Publication date 2010-01-06
ISSN 1545-2921
Keyword(s) income inequality
cultural differences
kidney transplants
Summary This paper empirically investigates the role of institutions, income inequality,  cultural differences and health expenditures on cadaveric versus total kidney  transplants scrutinizing information gathered from 63 countries over the period  1998-2002. We show that improvements in income equality and the rule of law encourage cadaveric kidney transplants in low-income countries. We find that cultural differences affect the number of cadaveric kidney transplants both in low- and high-income countries.
Language eng
Field of Research 140299 Applied Economics not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 910106 Income Distribution
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2010
Copyright notice ©2010, Economics Bulletin
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30028369

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