A duration analysis of the role of cigarette prices on smoking initiation and cessation in developing countries

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This study evaluates the impact of cigarette prices on smoking initiation and cessation among adults in two pooled samples of 6 low- to lower-middle income countries (LMICs) and 8 upper-middle income countries (UMICs). We find that, while higher prices reduce smoking across the board, this reduction occurs through different behavioral mechanisms in lower… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10198-014-0573-9

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