Youth Alcohol Use And Public Policy
Abstract"This paper examines the frequencies of youth drinking and heavy drinking in 1982 and 1989 and separately examines the effects of minimum legal drinking ages and beer excise taxes for each year. In both years, drinking is responsive to price changes resulting from higher excise taxes. However, the price sensitivity of youth alcohol use fell after states changed to a uniform minimum legal drinking age of 21". Copyright 1993 Western Economic Association International.
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Volume (Year): 11 (1993)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
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