Incentives for Immunity — Strategies for Increasing Covid-19 Vaccine Uptake

New England Journal of Medicine
July 1, 2021 Vol. 385 No. 1
http://www.nejm.org/toc/nejm/medical-journal

 

Incentives for Immunity — Strategies for Increasing Covid-19 Vaccine Uptake
Kevin G. Volpp, M.D., Ph.D., and Carolyn C. Cannuscio, Sc.D.
… Incentives alone are unlikely to deliver the population immunity that will end the pandemic. The series of million-dollar jackpots that is being deployed in Ohio is an intriguing alternative to test, but it is unclear whether this will be a widely embraced approach. We need to go further in adopting a combination of behaviorally informed policies that will protect our health and the health of the economy for years to come.