Seasonality in Smoking Behaviour: Re-evaluating the Effects of the 2005 Public Smoking Ban in Italy

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Emilia Del Bono ; Klaus Grünberger ; Daniela Vuri (2014)
  • Publisher: Colchester: University of Essex, Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
  • Subject: C31 | I12 | K32 | I18 | treatment effects | smoking, cigarette consumption, public smoking ban, treatment effects | Smoking | public smoking ban | cigarette consumption
    • jel: jel:C31 | jel:I12 | jel:K32 | jel:I18
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper investigates the impact of the public smoking ban which came into effect in Italy on January 2005 on individual smoking behaviour. Current empirical evidence supports the existence of a negative effect of the Italian ban on smoking prevalence and consumption ... View more
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