Data-collection activity on Vaccine Hesitancy

Client: JRC

Duration: 2019 – 2020

Consortium: Open Evidence (leader), BDI, LSE

Methodology: Behavioural Study

Tools: Focus Group, Behavioural Experiments,

Fieldwork: Spain, Portugal, Italy, Romania, France, Poland

Geographical scope: EU27

Vaccination is one of the most powerful and cost-effective public health measures developed in the 20th century, and is the main tool for the prevention of communicable diseases. However, vaccine hesitancy constitutes a crucial challenge in halting the spread of of vaccine preventablediseases. The overall purpose of the study is to facilitate and execute a preliminary research on vaccine confidence, identifying behavioural determinants of vaccine hesitancy across different subgroups of the population and healthcare workers, for specific categories of vaccines in a number of Member States of the European Union.