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Comment & Response
December 2015

Organ Donation and New Policies: Do We Need to Act Less Generally and More Locally?

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Economics, Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2Law Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(12):1999-2000. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.6540

To the Editor Chatterjee et al1 report that tax incentives for organ donation have no significant effect on living or deceased donations. We find, to the contrary, that tax incentives are associated with a statistically and economically significant increase in donations in New York, although our method does not allow us to obtain reliable results in other states.2

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