Peer Effects on Prescription Adherence

Investigators:

John Beshears, James Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte Madrian

Summary:

In this pilot, we will analyze dataon a peer effects intervention.The peer effects treatment uses social comparison as a psychological mechanism to increase medication adherence. We will compare the effectiveness of the peer effects intervention to a no-intervention control, as well as to other informational interventions designed to increase medication compliance.