Cigarettes and Addiction Information: New Evidence in Support of the Rational Addiction Model
AbstractA 1979 U.S. Surgeon General's report provided the first conclusive public information of nicotine's addictive effects. We test the hypothesis that cigarette demand was of a "myopic" nature prior to 1979, but forward-looking, or "rational," thereafter.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 5117.
Date of creation: 01 Jul 2001
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Publication status: Published in Economics Letters, July 2001, vol. 72 no. 1, pp. 39-45
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- Fenn, Aju J. & Antonovitz, Frances & Schroeter, John R., 2001. "Cigarettes and addiction information: new evidence in support of the rational addiction model," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 39-45, July.
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