Will Incentives Improve Vaccination Rates?
Vaccination has been flagged as a key factor in opening up Australia and returning to a form of normal. But with the Melbourne Institute’s Vaccine Hesitancy Tracker currently sitting at 21.8%, this may pose a significant roadblock. With governments and businesses around the world offering cash, food, lottery tickets, and even alcohol, is this enough of an incentive to reduce vaccine hesitancy and get more jabs in arms?
2SER Breakfast’s Willy Russo, spoke to Professor Anthony Scott this morning, an Economist and the Leader of the Health and Healthcare Research theme at the Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, to learn more.