Can Incentives Help Us Reach our Vaccine Goals?

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July 06, 2021

Entities across the U.S. are pulling out all the stops to urge people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, from entries into multi-million-dollar lotteries, to free college tuition, to giveaways galore. On this episode of the Business Group on Health Podcast, we speak with behavioral economist, Dr. Kevin Volpp, on key design choices and tradeoffs among the various financial and non-financial incentive strategies underway, including the “Philly Vax Sweepstakes", an initiative in which he and his colleagues are key collaborators.

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Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD | Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) and Founders President’s Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics and Policy, Perelman School of Medicine and Health Care Management, Wharton School

LuAnn Heinen | Vice President, Business Group on Health

Duration 23 min

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