The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors
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Keywordsincome; health behaviors; alcohol; tobacco; smoking; drugs; obesity; diet; food; physical activity; public health; public policy; taxation; subsidies; addiction; externalities; advertising; information; behavioral economics; neuroeconomics; human capital; education; prices; sex; time preference; peers; bounded rationality; medical costs; employment; wages; crime; hyperbolic discounting;
- I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health
- I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
- I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
- D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
- H2 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
- D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics: Underlying Principles
- D87 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Neuroeconomics
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
- J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
- Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy
- I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-HEA-2011-05-30 (Health Economics)
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