Repugnant market

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

A repugnant market is a term used to describe an area of commerce that is considered by society to be outside of the range of market transactions and that bringing this area into the realm of a free market would be inherently immoral or uncaring. For example, many people consider a free market in human organs to be a repugnant market or the ability to bet on terrorist acts in prediction market to be repugnant.

Repugnant Markets

Repugnant Today

Once Repugnant, Now Not

Once Not Repugnant, Now Repugnant

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