Around the Blogs, Vol. 36: Scarcity Special

1. Some people think that all you have to do to solve the almost worldwide shortage in donated organs is to switch from an opt-in to an opt-out system. Not so, says a recent post by Catherine Rampell, drawing on work by Kieran Healy, who says his work is fairly represented in the post and has more: "How a change in the law is implemented in practice, or how a rule is embedded in organizational process, can greatly affect the outcomes." Alex Tabarrok provides an overview of issues and practices around the world.

2. "Least convincing argument of the day"

3. How much time does it take to maintain a top-notch, regularly updated blog? Andy McKenzie has the numbers.

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