Penn Today shared the results of a UPenn-led study co-authored by PSC/PARC Research Associates Kevin G. Volpp, Angela Lee Duckworth, and Alison M. Buttenheim on the efficacy of geographically targeted, high pay-off vaccine lotteries for boosting vaccination rates. Published in Nature Human Behavior, the study found no benefit to enhancing the odds of winning in targeted zip codes.
Harsha Thirumurthy, Kevin G. Volpp, and Allison M. Buttenheim's (PSC/PARC Research Associates) recent PLoS ONE paper entitled "Association Between Statewide Financial Incentive Programs and COVID-19 Vaccination Rates" was featured in a Penn LDI blog post
Director, LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Vice Chairman for Health Policy, Dept. of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Janet and John Haas President's Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor, Health Care Management
Ph.D., Health Economics, Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998