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Replication data for: Do Kidney Exchanges Improve Patient Outcomes?

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1
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Creator
  • Teltser, Keith F.
Publication Date
2019-08-01
Description
  • Abstract

    In this paper, I estimate the number of additional transplants generated by kidney exchanges. To do this, I analyze substitution patterns between exchange transplants and other transplant outcomes. Exploiting variation in patients' exposure to exchange activity across time and place, I find that 64 percent of exchange transplants represent new living donor transplants. Using the same approach, I find that an increase in the probability of receiving an exchange transplant reduces the probability of graft failure and reduces time spent waiting for a kidney. Back-of-the-envelope calculations suggest that each exchange transplant increases social welfare by $300,000 to $700,000.
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    DOI: 10.1257/pol.20170678 (Text)
Publications
  • Teltser, Keith F. “Do Kidney Exchanges Improve Patient Outcomes?” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 11, no. 3 (August 2019): 427–53. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20170678.
    • ID: 10.1257/pol.20170678 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-12-08

Teltser, Keith F. (2019): Replication data for: Do Kidney Exchanges Improve Patient Outcomes?. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E116528V1