How an Economist’s Idea for Kidney Transplant Chains Has Saved Lives

(Editor’s note: This story previously appeared on PBS NewsHour.) What happens if you need a kidney transplant and don’t know someone who is a biological match? A Nobel prize-winning economist has a solution: transplant chains. Donors agree to give to a stranger in exchange for a kidney for their loved one, but it has to…

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