Kevin Volpp, New York Times, Financial Incentives

Kevin Volpp, New York Times, Financial Incentives

LDI Senior Fellow Kevin Volpp is featured in an extensive New York Times article exploring the use of lottery-like incentives to motivate better employee health behaviors. The piece spotlights a recent Penn experiment to encourage a large corporation's employees to undertake a health risk assessment. The lottery-based financial incentive increased employee participation by 20 percent. Volpp is the director of LDI's Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics.