Tobacco and alcohol: complements or substitutes? A statistical Guinea Pig approach

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Requate, Till; Göhlmann, Silja; Tauchmann, Harald; Schmidt, Christoph M.;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Kiel: Kiel University, Department of Economics
  • Subject: C31 | D12 | Konsuminterdependenz | Deutschland | Komplementärgut | Alkoholkonsum | I12 | interdependence in consumption | instrumental variables approach | tobacco and alcohol | interdependence in consumption,tobacco and alcohol,instrumental variables approach | Instrumentalvariablen-Schätzmethode | Drogenkonsum | Schätzung | Interdependence in consumption, tobacco and alcohol, 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-drug policies are considered. Numerous papers have empirically addressed this issue by estimating demand systems for al... View more
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