Smoking and social interaction.

Abstract

We study the social interaction of non-smokers and smokers as a sequential game, incorporating insights from social psychology and experimental economics into an economic model. Social norms affect human behavior such that non-smokers do not ask smokers in their midst to stop smoking, even though the disutility from smoking exceeds the utility from social… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2008.06.005

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@article{Poutvaara2008SmokingAS, title={Smoking and social interaction.}, author={Panu Poutvaara and Lars-H. R. Siemers}, journal={Journal of health economics}, year={2008}, volume={27 6}, pages={1503-15} }