One last puff? Public smoking bans and smoking behavior

  • Michael Kvasnickab, Thomas Siedlera
  • Published 2011


This paper investigates the short-term effects of public smoking bans on individual smoking behavior. In 2007 and 2008, state-level smoking banswere gradually introduced in all of Germany’s federal states.We exploit this variation to identify the effect that smoke-freepolicies hadon individuals’ smokingpropensity and smoking intensity. Using rich… (More)


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@inproceedings{Kvasnickab2011OneLP, title={One last puff? Public smoking bans and smoking behavior}, author={Michael Kvasnickab and Thomas Siedlera}, year={2011} }