Tobacco and Alcohol: Complements or Substitutes? – A Structural Model Approach

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Harald Tauchmann; Silja Göhlmann; Till Requate; Christoph M. Schmidt;
  • Publisher: Essen: Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI)
  • Subject: C31 | Konsuminterdependenz | Deutschland | D12 | insufficient price-variation | Alkoholkonsum | I12 | interdependence in consumption | instrumental variables approach | tobacco and alcohol | Drogenkonsum | complements or substitutes; instrumental variables approach; insufficient price-variation; interdependence in consumption; tobacco and alcohol | Schätzung | complements or substitutes, interdependence in consumption, tobacco and alcohol, insufficient price-variation, instrumental variables approach | Complements or substitutes,interdependence in consumption,tobacco and alcohol,insufficient price-variation,instrumental variables approach | Complements or substitutes | Complements or substitutes, interdependence in consumption, tobacco and alcohol, insufficient price-variation,instrumental variables approach | Rauchen
    • jel: jel:C31 | jel:D12 | jel:I12
      ddc: ddc:330

The question of whether two drugs - namely alcohol and tobacco - are used as complements or substitutes is of crucial interest if side-effects of anti-smoking policies are considered. Numerous papers have empirically addressed this issue by estimating demand systems for... View more
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