Peer Influence and Addiction Recurrence

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Paul Markdissi;
(2009)
  • Subject: Addiction, peer effects, rehabilitation
    • jel: jel:I12 | jel:Z13
    mesheuropmc: education | mental disorders

In this paper we highlight the role of peers in the recurrence of addictive behavior. To do so, we use a simple “forward looking” model with procrastination and peers influence. Our results show that while procrastination can explain the decision to postpone rehabilitat... View more
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