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Alcohol consumption is associated with costs to society due to its impact on crime and health. Tax can lead consumers … to internalise these externalities. We study optimal corrective taxation in the alcohol market. We allow for the fact … products can improve welfare relative to a single tax rate on ethanol. We estimate a model of demand in the UK alcohol market …
, alcohol and cigarette consumption, and on diet’sdiversity between 1994 and 2004. The results from a dynamic econometric model … macroeconomicvariables, inflation has a significant impact on changes in alcohol and cigarettesconsumption, while unemployment changes … own prices for alcohol and cigarettes. Analysis of subsamples conditional oninitial consumption behavior reveals …
, we conducted simulations of the shortrunand longrunimpacts ofincreasing the alcohol price. They showed that that the …
Drug use and drug-related problems continue to be a major concern for EU citizens, as well as being a significant public health and public safety issue. Around one quarter of the adult population is estimated to have used illicit drugs at some point in their lifetime, with cannabis the most...
Drugs and drug-related problems are major concerns for EU citizens and a major threat to the security and health of European society. The use of drugs, particularly among young people, is at historically high levels. The European Commission has been studying the importance of drug-related...