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Do Institutions, Inequality and Religious Beliefs Affect Cadaveric versus Live-Kidney Harvesting

Anbarci, N. and Caglayan, M. (2007) Do Institutions, Inequality and Religious Beliefs Affect Cadaveric versus Live-Kidney Harvesting. Working Paper. Department of Economics, University of Sheffield ISSN 1749-8368

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Abstract

Using an unbalanced annual dataset from 63 countries over 1998-2002, we show that improvements in equality and rule of law in developing countries encourage cadaveric kidney transplants. Religion also plays an important role in that relationship.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
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Keywords: Cadaveric vs. live kidney transplants, inequality, rule of law, religion
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Economics (Sheffield) > Sheffield Economics Research Papers Series
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2009 16:12
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2014 06:53
Published Version: http://www.shef.ac.uk/economics/research/serps/yea...
Status: Published
Publisher: Department of Economics, University of Sheffield
Identification Number: Sheffield Economic Research Paper Series 2007009
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/9966

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