German Research Foundation supports research project on vaccination behavior

10/11/2015
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The German Research Foundation (DFG) grants a research project titled "An interdisciplinary approach to explain and decrease vaccine hesitancy". The project under the lead of Robert Böhm and Cornelia Betsch (University of Erfurt) will be funded for 3 years and receives funding of almost 400,000 Euro.

The researcher will apply methods and theories of behavioral economics, psychology, and epidemiology to investigate human vaccination behavior. They are going to conduct laboratory and online experiments as well as simulation studies.