The Effect of Taxes and Bans on Passive Smoking

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Adda, J.; Cornaglia, F.;
  • Publisher: Institute for Fiscal Studies Department of Economics, UCL
  • Subject: I1 | Passive smoking, Taxes, Bans | taxes | passive smoking | bans | Gesundheitspolitik | Soziale Schicht | Tabaksteuer | Rauchen
    • jel: jel:I1 | jel:H
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

This paper evaluates the effect of excise taxes and bans on smoking in public places on the exposure to tobacco smoke of non-smokers. We use a novel way of quantifying passive smoking: we use data on cotinine concentration- a metabolite of nicotine- measured in a large ... View more
  • References (1)

    Levy DT, and KB Friend (2003), “The effects of clean indoor air laws: what do we know and what do we need to know?”, Health Educ Res, 18(5), 592-609.

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