dynamic kidney exchange

Unver, M Utku 2010, dynamic kidney exchange, Review of Economic Studies, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 372-414, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-937X.2009.00575.x.

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Title dynamic kidney exchange
Author(s) Unver, M Utku
Journal name Review of Economic Studies
Volume number 77
Issue number 1
Start page 372
End page 414
Total pages 43
Publisher Oxford University Press
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2010-01
ISSN 0034-6527
1467-937X
Summary We study how barter exchanges should be conducted through a centralized mechanism in a dynamically evolving agent pool with time- and compatibility-based preferences. We derive the dynamically efficient two-way and multi-way exchange mechanisms that maximize total discounted exchange surplus. Recently several live-donor kidney exchange programmes were established to swap incompatible donors of end-stage kidney disease patients. Since kidney exchange can be modelled as a special instance of our more general model, dynamically efficient kidney exchange mechanisms are derived as corollaries. We make policy recommendations using simulations. © 2009 The Review of Economic Studies Limited.
Language eng
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-937X.2009.00575.x
Field of Research 14 Economics
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2009 The Review of Economic Studies Limited
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30094096

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Department of Economics
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