Are there differential effects of price and policy on college students" drinking intensity?
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  • College students -- Alcohol use -- United States.,
  • Alcoholic beverages -- Prices -- United States.,
  • Liquor laws and legislation -- United States.

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StatementJenny Williams, Frank J. Chaloupka, Henry Wechsler.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8702, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8702.
ContributionsChaloupka, Frank J., Wechsler, Henry, 1932-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination19, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22430816M

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  The measure of price used in this study is a college average of the self-reported price per drink, and it has been assumed that this measure of price is exogenous to the intensity of drinking. However, if the intensity of drinking affects the price of alcohol reported by students at a college, the estimated price effect will be biased. Downloadable! This paper investigates whether college students' response to alcohol price and policies differ according to their drinking intensity. Individual level data on drinking behavior, price paid per drink, and college alcohol policies come from the student and administrator components of the and waves of the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) College Alcohol . Jenny Williams & Frank J. Chaloupka & Henry Wechsler, "Are There Differential Effects of Price and Policy on College Students' Drinking Intensity?," NBER Working Papers , National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. "This paper investigates whether college students' response to alcohol price and policies differ according to their drinking intensity. Individual level data on drinking behavior, price paid per drink, and college alcohol policies come from the student and administrator components of the and waves of the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) College Alcohol Study (CAS).

In Are There Differential Effects of Price and Policy on College Students' Drinking Intensity? (NBER Working Paper No. ), the three authors use data from the Harvard School of Public Health's College Alcohol Study, which surveyed students at representative colleges and universities in and schools in The effects of price on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems. Alcohol Research & Health 26(1)–34, PMID: (56) Williams, J.; Chaloupka, F.J.; and Wechsler, H. Are there differential effects of price and policy on college students’ drinking intensity? Contemporary Economic Policy –90,   Introduction. Understanding the determinants of excessive alcohol consumption, especially binge drinking, is important for informed alcohol policy and evaluation [1,2].High-intensity drinkers who consume several drinks within a short time-period increase risks of serious health, safety and social problems for themselves and others [3,4].For the United States, binge Cited by: Prevention of deaths from harmful drinking in the United States: The potential effects of tax increases and advertising bans on young drinkers. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67(2), –; and Williams, J., Chaloupka, F. J., & Wechsler, H. (). Are there differential effects of price and policy on college students’ drinking intensity?

Effects of alcohol tax and price policies on morbidity and mortality: A systematic review. American Journal of Public Health, (11), – Williams, J., Chaloupka, F. J., & Wechsler, H. (). Are there differential effects of price and policy on college students’ drinking intensity? Contemporary Policy Issues, 23(1), 78– Are there differential effects of price and policy on college students' drinking intensity? "This paper investigates whether college students' response to alcohol price and policies differ according to their drinking intensity. Individual level data on drinking behavior, price paid per drink, and college alcohol policies. College students are heavy drinkers as a group, but drinking behavior varies widely by college. 30,31 College environments that afford easy access to low-cost alcohol, have few policies restricting accessibility to alcohol, and have lax enforcement of existing policies create the conditions for heavy drinking among college students. 8,30,32 Cited by:   Understanding the determinants of excessive alcohol consumption, especially binge drinking, is important for informed alcohol policy and evaluation [1,2].High-intensity drinkers who consume several drinks within a short time-period increase risks of serious health, safety and social problems for themselves and others [3,4].For the United States, binge drinking accounts Cited by: