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Daily Archive February 3rd, 2006

Default effects of organ donation

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ARE DEFAULT EFFECTS CAUSED BY PUBLIC IGNORANCE? A debate on the Becker-Posner blog includes this hunch by Posner: One possible reason the weak default rule appears to have a significant effect is public ignorance. The probability that one’s organs will be harvested for use in transplantation must be very slight–so slight that it doesn’t pay […]