Substitutes or Complements? Alcohol, Cannabis and Tobacco
AbstractThis paper estimates the price responsiveness of cannabis, alcohol and cigarette use. Individual level data from four waves of the National Drug Strategy Survey is merged with previously unavailable state level data on cannabis prices and ABS alcohol and tobacco prics indices. In addition to own price effects, we estimate cross price effects and the impact of differing legal regimes for cannabis on the use of these three drugs.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 685.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Other versions of this item:
- Lisa Cameron & Jenny Williams, 1999. "Substitutes or Complements? Alcohol, Cannabis and Tobacco," School of Economics Working Papers 1999-02, University of Adelaide, School of Economics.
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- Jenny Williams & Rosalie Liccardo Pacula & Frank J. Chaloupka & Henry Wechsler, 2001.
"Alcohol and Marijuana Use Among College Students: Economic Complements or Substitutes?,"
NBER Working Papers
8401, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- J. Williams & Rosalie Liccardo Pacula & Frank J. Chaloupka & Henry Wechsler, 2004. "Alcohol and marijuana use among college students: economic complements or substitutes?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(9), pages 825-843.
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