• Publications
  • Influence
Rational Addictive Behavior and Cigarette Smoking
  • F. Chaloupka
  • Psychology
    Journal of Political Economy
  • 1 February 1990
Cigarette demand equations accounting for tolerance, reinforcement, and withdrawal are derived using the Becker-Murphy model of rational addiction and are estimated using data from the second
The public health and economic benefits of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.
TLDR
The authors discuss the potential public health and economic benefits of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages and the evidence suggests that consumption of these beverages contributes to obesity and adverse health outcomes.
The Demand for Illicit Drugs
The purpose of this paper is to estimate the effects of heroin prices, cocaine prices and marijuana decriminalization on the demand for these three drugs, respectively. There are few prior empirical
The Economics of Smoking
While the tobacco industry is among the most substantial and successful economic enterprises, tobacco consumption kills more people than any other product. Economic analysis of tobacco product
Price, Tobacco Control Policies and Youth Smoking
TLDR
The results indicate that tobacco control policies can be effective in reducing youth cigarette smoking and limits on youth access to tobacco products appear to have little impact on youthcigarette smoking.
Curbing the epidemic: governments and the economics of tobacco control
TLDR
An important new report published by the World Bank summary of the converging eVorts of several partners to address a shared problem: the relative neglect of economic contributions to the debate on tobacco control.
Assessing the potential effectiveness of food and beverage taxes and subsidies for improving public health: a systematic review of prices, demand and body weight outcomes
TLDR
Lower fruit and vegetable prices were generally found to be associated with lower body weight outcomes among both low‐income children and adults, suggesting that subsidies that would reduce the cost of fruits and vegetables for lower‐socioeconomic populations may be effective in reducing obesity.
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