Smoking , Income and Subjective Well-Being : Evidence from Smoking Bans

  title={Smoking , Income and Subjective Well-Being : Evidence from Smoking Bans},
  author={Abel Brodeur},
  • Abel Brodeur
  • Published 2012
Smoking, Income and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Smoking Bans This paper investigates the effects of local smoking bans on different out-comes using county and time variation over the last 20 years in the US. First, I find no evidence that local smoking bans in bars, restaurants and workplaces decrease the prevalence of smoking. The estimates are very small and not statistically significant. Well-being is also affected by these policies: public smoking bans make smokers who do not quit… CONTINUE READING


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