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The Impact of Alcohol Use on Occupational Attainment and Wages

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  • Ziggy MacDonald

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of Leicester in its series Discussion Papers in Public Sector Economics with number 98/8.

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  1. Bethany Peters, 2004. "Is there a wage bonus from drinking? Unobserved heterogeneity examined," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(20), pages 2299-2315.
  2. Ziggy MacDonald & Stephen Pudney, . "The Wages of Sin? Illegal Drug Use and the Labour Market," Discussion Papers in Public Sector Economics, Department of Economics, University of Leicester 99/6, Department of Economics, University of Leicester.
  3. Ziggy MacDonald & Michael A. Shields, 2004. "Does problem drinking affect employment? Evidence from England," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(2), pages 139-155.
  4. van Ours, Jan C, 2002. "A Pint a Day Raises a Man's Pay; But Smoking Blows that Gain Away," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 3308, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  5. Ours, J.C. van, 2002. "A Pint a Day Raises a Man's Pay; But Smoking Blows that Gain Away," Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research 2002-20, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.

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