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Herd Immunity: A Classroom Experiment

Alan Grant, Jim Bruehler and Andreea Chiritescu
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Alan Grant: Baker University
Jim Bruehler: Eastern Illinois University
Andreea Chiritescu: Eastern Illinois University

Journal of Economics Teaching, 2016, vol. 1, issue 1, 7-16

Abstract: Outbreaks of dangerous, preventable diseases have drawn attention to individuals who fail to obtain available and effective vaccines. This classroom experiment demonstrates the basic cost-benefit trade...

Keywords: experiment; externalities; public goods (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A22 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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