“Vaccine for lollapalooza!!” Are monetary incentive programs the answer to low vaccine uptake?

Image Credits : ABC News | Anthony Behar/Sipa USA via AP, FILE

A study at the Boston University School of Medicine has not found evidence that the lottery based incentive in Ohio led to increase in vaccinations. Though the rate of decline of vaccinations was arrested. In another study, researchers from University of Pennsylvania and University of Chicago in a recent study did not see any significant difference in vaccination trends between states with and without incentives, measured 14 days before and after the incentive program announcement.

Hesitancy as a Spectrum

Incentive Vs Incentive Compatibility

Can incentives work for all?

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store