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Replication data for: Influenza Vaccination Campaigns: Is an Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure?

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1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Ward, Courtney J.
Publication Date
2014-01-01
Description
  • Abstract

    This paper estimates the overall impact and externality effects of an influenza vaccination program expanding coverage outside the typical target group. Using a triple-difference design, which exploits the introduction of a broad based vaccination program in Ontario and the quality of the vaccine from year to year, I link higher vaccination to health improvements. Results indicate coverage expansion leads to large excess gains for program-regions; benefits exhibit decreasing returns corresponding to a standard model of disease dynamics; and substantial external benefits accrue to older adults.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.6.1.38 (Text)
Publications
  • Ward, Courtney J. “Influenza Vaccination Campaigns: Is an Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure?” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 6, no. 1 (January 2014): 38–72. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.6.1.38.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.6.1.38 (DOI)

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Ward, Courtney J. (2014): Replication data for: Influenza Vaccination Campaigns: Is an Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure?. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113880V1