Can't We All Just Get a Lung

Media Type: TV Clips Topic: Incentives, Behavioral Economics

Boston Legal

Denise's fiance needs a lung transplant. He arranges to pay for the college education of a man who is dying of an inoperable brain tumor; that man just happens to be willing to donate a lung to Post. The ethical dilemma is front and center in this scene, and it provides a useful starting point for a discussion of the legalization of organ sales and the economic implications that would have.

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