Estimating the Price Elasticity of Demand for Different Levels of Alcohol Consumption among Young Adults

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Vinish Shrestha;
(2015)
  • Journal: American Journal of Health Economics,volume 1,issue Spring,pages224-254
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1162/AJHE_a_00013
  • Subject: health economics, economics, health, alcohol, young adults.
    • jel: jel:J1 | jel:I10 | jel:I12 | jel:I11 | jel:I15
    mesheuropmc: education | health care economics and organizations

Understanding the effect of higher alcohol prices on alcohol demand according to one’s level of alcohol consumption is crucial while evaluating the effectiveness of using alcohol taxes as an alcohol-control medium. In this study, I estimate the differential responses ... View more
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