Vaccines, Contagion, and Social Networks

@article{Ogburn2014VaccinesCA,
  title={Vaccines, Contagion, and Social Networks},
  author={Elizabeth L. Ogburn and Tyler J. VanderWeele},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1403.1241}
}
Consider the causal effect that one individual’s treatment may have on another individual’s outcome when the outcome is contagious, with specific application to the effect of vaccination on an infectious disease outcome. The effect of one individual’s vaccination on another’s outcome can be decomposed into two different causal effects, called the… CONTINUE READING