Who should pay for Covid-19 vaccines in Europe?

The people receiving them should pay 100% of the cost, because they are the main beneficiaries.
1% (1 vote)
The state should pay 100%, because the main benefit of vaccines goes beyond the people receiving them.
76% (63 votes)
The EU should pay 100%, because, with the free movement of people, the effects of vaccines exceed the boundaries of the state.
16% (13 votes)
The people receiving them and the state/EU governments should share the cost of the vaccine.
5% (4 votes)
The copay rate should vary with age, with older people paying a greater share.
0% (0 votes)
The government should buy the vaccine plus pay people for the risk and inconvenience of taking it.
2% (2 votes)
Total votes: 83
Learning objectives: 
Understanding the concept of an externality.
Identifying examples of negative and positive externalities.
Understanding ways of dealing with a possitive externality.
Understanding that an optimal subsidy depends on the relative size of internal and external costs and benefits.
Understanding that the costs of taking a vaccine are not only its price but also the inconvenience and potential side effects of taking it.
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