NBER Working Papers and Publications
|January 1999||Tobacco Taxes, Smoking Restrictions, and Tobacco Use|
with Raymond G. Boyle,
in The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse: An Integration of Econometrics and Behavioral Economic Research, Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel and Henry Saffer, editors
|March 1998||Tobacco Taxes, Smoking Restrictions, and Tobacco Use|
with Raymond G. Boyle, Eli L. Capilouto: w6486
Tobacco researchers have focused considerable attention on the evaluation of various mechanisms to control cigarette use, including regulation of economic availability through increases in cigarette excise taxes. In contrast, the effects of mechanisms to control the availability of ST product on ST use have not been as extensively studied. This paper presents estimates of the effects of tobacco excise taxes and laws restricting public smoking on the likelihood of current use of different forms of tobacco (moist snuff and cigarettes) obtained from tobacco use data in the Current Population Surveys (CPS) for September 1992, January 1993, and May 1993. The full sample is restricted to males age 16 or older who self identify as either white or black (i.e., other' is excluded), which yields a...
Published: The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse. Chaloupka, Frank J., Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel, and Henry Saffer, eds., Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999, pp. 15-29.