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Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Jonathan Gruber, editor

Published in January 2001 by University of Chicago Press
© 2001 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):, CH, HE, HC

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536 pages
ISBN: 0-226-31013-2

Table of Contents

Front matter, acknowledgments, table of contents: Jonathan Gruber (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Jonathan Gruber (p. 1 - 28) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
1. Risky Behavior among Youths: Some Issues from Behavioral Economics: Ted O'Donoghue, Matthew Rabin (p. 29 - 68) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Youth Smoking in the United States: Evidence and Implications: Jonathan Gruber, Jonathan Zinman (p. 69 - 120) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Teens and Traffic Safety: Thomas S. Dee, William N. Evans (p. 121 - 166) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Sexual Activity and Birth-Control Use of American Teenagers: Phillip B. Levine (p. 167 - 218) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Explaining the Rise in Youth Suicide: David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser, Karen E. Norberg (p. 219 - 270) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Marijuana and Youth: Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, Michael Grossman, Frank J. Chaloupka, Patrick M. O'Malley, Lloyd D. Johnston, Matthew C. Farrelly (p. 271 - 326) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Determinants of Juvenile Crime: Steven D. Levitt, Lance Lochner (p. 327 - 374) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Environment and Persistence in Youthful Drinking Patterns: Philip J. Cook, Michael J. Moore (p. 375 - 438) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Dropout and Enrollment Trends in the Postwar Period: What Went Wrong in the 1970s?: David Card, Thomas Lemieux (p. 439 - 482) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Youths at Nutrition Risk: Malnourished or Misnourished?: Jay Bhattacharya, Janet Currie (p. 483 - 522) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Jonathan Gruber (p. 523 - 538) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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