Polio Eradication—Within Our Reach?

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017

Abstract

After analyzing and discussing the case, students will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of a global public good

  • Perform a back-of-the-envelope benefit-cost analysis of polio eradication

  • Discuss the appropriate strategy for eradicating an infectious disease

  • Apply game theory to analyzing which countries would be likely to contribute funds toward global polio eradication

  • Discuss the role of private organizations in the provision of global public goods

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Citation

Besanko, D., Gillis, S. and Shen, S. (2017), "Polio Eradication—Within Our Reach?", Kellogg School of Management Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.kellogg.2016.000261

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