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

Conference held March 27-28, 1997
Published in January 1999 by University of Chicago Press
© 1999 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):HC, HE

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386 pages
ISBN: 0-262-10047-2

Table of Contents

Front matter, acknowledgments, table of contents: Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel, Henry Saffer (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel, Henry Saffer (p. 1 - 14) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Tobacco Taxes, Smoking Restrictions, and Tobacco Use: Raymond G. Boyle, Robert L. Ohsfeldt, Eli I. Capilouto (p. 15 - 30) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. The Behavioral Economics of Smoking: Warren K. Bickel, Gregory J. Madden (p. 31 - 74) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. The Effects of Price Changes on Alcohol Consumption in Alcohol-Experienced Rats: Jeffrey K. Sarbaum, Solomon W. Polachek, Norman E. Spear (p. 75 - 102) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Delayed-Reward Discounting in Alcohol Abuse: Rudy E. Vuchinich, Cathy A. Simpson (p. 103 - 132) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The Demand for Cocaine and Marijuana by Youth: Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael Grossman, John A. Tauras (p. 133 - 156) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Applying Behavioral Economics to the Challenge of Reducing Cocaine Abuse: Stephen T. Higgins (p. 157 - 186) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Demographic Differentials in the Demand for Alcohol and Illicit Drugs: Henry Saffer, Frank J. Chaloupka (p. 187 - 212) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. A Behavioral Economic Analysis of Polydrug Abuse in Heroin Addicts: Nancy M. Petry, Warren K. Bickel (p. 213 - 250) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Are Alcoholics in Bad Jobs?: Donald S. Kenkel, Ping Wang (p. 251 - 278) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Employment as a Drug Abuse Treatment Intervention: A Behavioral Economic Analysis: Kenneth Silverman, Elias Robles (p. 279 - 310) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Income Alters the Relative Reinforcing Effects of Drug and Nondrug Reinforcers: Marilyn E. Carroll (p. 311 - 326) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?: Robert Kaestner (p. 327 - 368) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel (p. 369 - 385) (bibliographic info) (download)
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