How will Orange County officials overcome coronavirus vaccine hesitancy? Incentives could be one answer

UC Irvine economist Ami Glazer said while incentives are good, the payoff should be nearly immediate to increase the effectiveness. “It’s better to get a reward immediately upon getting a vaccine. West Virginia is giving a $100 savings bond upon getting vaccinated, but you can’t cash it for several years,” Glazer. [professor of economics], said …. Bernadette Boden-Albala, founding dean of the UCI public health program, said risks associated with the vaccine are far less than the virus itself.