Cooperation Behavior and How Parents Decide Whether to Vaccinate Their Children
Immunization behavior and policy has become an increasingly contentious discussion because of recent outbreaks. So far in 2019 there have already been 465 confirmed measles cases across 19 states in America (McKay, 2019) and national DTaP immunization rates have declined by 4% this decade (WHO, 2018). Understanding why parents elect not to immunize their children is important to develop methods of dissuading immunization reluctance. This paper examines parents’ socioeconomic behavior and how it affects their decisions to immunize their child. More specifically, it aims to study the effect of ...
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