• Publications
  • Influence
Rational Addictive Behavior and Cigarette Smoking
  • F. Chaloupka
  • Psychology, Economics
  • 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 secondExpand
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Food store availability and neighborhood characteristics in the United States.
OBJECTIVE This study provides a multivariate analysis of the availability of food store outlets in the US and associations with neighborhood characteristics on race, ethnicity and socioeconomicExpand
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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 productExpand
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The public health and economic benefits of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages has increased in recent decades; evidence suggests that consumption of these beverages contributes to obesity and adverse health outcomes. The authors discussExpand
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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 empiricalExpand
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Price, Tobacco Control Policies and Youth Smoking
This paper examines effectiveness of several tobacco control policies in discouraging cigarette smoking among youths. These policies include increased cigarette excise taxes (which result in higherExpand
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Associations between access to food stores and adolescent body mass index.
BACKGROUND Environmental factors such as the availability of local-area food stores may be important contributors to the increasing rate of obesity among U.S. adolescents. METHODS RepeatedExpand
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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
Taxes and subsidies are increasingly being considered as potential policy instruments to incentivize consumers to improve their food and beverage consumption patterns and related health outcomes.Expand
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Alcohol-Control Policies and Motor-Vehicle Fatalities
The purpose of this study is to estimate the effects of drunk driving deterrents and other alcohol related policies on drunk driving. The data set employed is an annual time-series of stateExpand
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Tobacco Control in Developing Countries
There is no doubt that smoking is damaging global health on an unprecedented scale. However, there is continuing debate on the economics of tobacco control, including the costs and consequences ofExpand
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