Behavioral Economics And Drinking Behavior: Preliminary Results From An Irish College Study
Abstract"This article examines the results of single-equation regression models of the determinants of alcohol consumption patterns among college students modeling a rich variety of covariates including gender, family and peer drinking, tenure, personality, risk perception, time preferences, and age of drinking onset. The results demonstrate very weak income effects and very strong effects of personality, peer drinking (in particular closest friend), time preferences, and other substance use. The task of future research is to verify these results and assess causality using more detailed methods "("JEL "D12, I31). Copyright (c) 2008 Western Economic Association International.
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Volume (Year): 46 (2008)
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- Delaney, Liam & Harmon, Colm P. & Wall, Patrick G., 2007. "Behavioural Economics and Drinking Behaviour: Preliminary Results from an Irish College Study," IZA Discussion Papers 2883, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Liam Delaney & Colm Harmon & Pat Wall, 2007. "Behavioural Economics and Drinking Behaviour: Preliminary Results from an Irish College Study," Working Papers 200704, Geary Institute, University College Dublin.
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