From Pfizer to Phi Beta Kappa: Getting campuses vaccinated

From Inside Higher Ed: “Compared to all other adults, a smaller percentage of college-aged people intend to get a vaccine when it becomes available. Even with a well-established and easily accessible immunization like the flu vaccine, our analysis of National Health Interview Survey data shows only 30 percent of 18- to 25-year-olds were vaccinated in 2018, compared to 50 percent of older adults. … A straightforward solution is to monetize this additional benefit by simply paying people to get the vaccine. Economists N. Gregory Mankiw and Robert E. Litan have suggested subsidizing COVID-19 vaccination, proposing a payment as high as $1,000.”
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