Is there a Price for a Covid-19 Vaccine?

by gavintaylor1 min read22nd May 20203 comments


There is no currently existing human vaccine for covid-19. Can we force one into existence by promising to spend a lot on it? Is there some price at which we can “buy” a covid-19 vaccine in the next year?

This post provides an interesting discussion of the findings from several studies about how economic incentives (like advanced market commitments) can stimulate drug and vaccine development.