The Long-Run Effects of a Public Policy on Alcohol Tastes and Mortality
NBER Working Paper No. 20298
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We thank Lucas Davis (the editor), two anonymous referees, Orley Ashenfelter, David Atkin, David Card, David Cutler, Irina Denisova, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Sergey Guriev, Lee Lockwood, David Matsa, Brian Melzer, Michael Moore, Denis Nekipelov, Jonathan Parker, Paola Sapienza, Katya Zhuravskaya, and seminar participants at the NBER Summer Institute, Berkeley, Northwestern, Warwick, Pompeu Fabra, NES, CEFIR, HSE, and the EEA meetings for helpful discussions and comments. Evgeny Yakovlev gratefully acknowledges financial support from the Russian Science Foundation for the research project No. 18-18-00466. Two previous versions of this paper were titled "USSR babies: Who drinks vodka in Russia?" and "How Persistent Are Consumption Habits? Micro-Evidence from Russia's Alcohol Market." The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.