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economics of alcohol policy

Juhani Lehto

economics of alcohol policy

by Juhani Lehto

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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- Government policy -- Economic aspects -- Europe.,
    • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Government policy -- Economic aspects -- Europe.,
    • Alcoholic beverage industry -- Government policy -- Europe.,
    • Alcoholism -- economics -- Europe.,
    • Alcohol Drinking -- economics -- Europe.,
    • Health Policy -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 51-53).

      Statementby Juhani Lehto.
      SeriesPublication series of the European alcohol action plan, WHO regional publications., no. 61
      ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5438 .L35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL584887M
      ISBN 109289013257
      LC Control Number96174706
      OCLC/WorldCa34123574

      The attempt to understand all human action (as opposed to just commercial activity) as rational represents a revolution in thought. Applied to policy decisions, this revolution is called public-choice economics, and from this perspective it is unacceptable to present prohibition as an ignorant, irrational, or impossible social policy. (Mint) The economics of alcohol-control policies 1 min read. Updated: 01 Mar , AM IST Nikita Kwatra. The study shows important behavioural aspects of alcohol addiction and therefore.

        The growing awareness of the importance of lifestyle factors in the prevention of ill-health has stimulated a number of policy studies. But of the main causes of preventable ill-health alcohol misuse has been comparatively neglected, in spite of the fact that it also has wider implications for a range of other social problems.   Alcohol Costs by State. Breaking down the regional impact of alcohol abuse, the median cost per state was roughly $ billion. Binge drinking was responsible for more than 70 percent of these costs, 40 percent of which was covered by the federal government.

      European Integration and Nordic Alcohol Policies book. Changes in Alcohol Controls and Consequences in Finland, Norway and Sweden, It explains the different economic actors and their interests and reactions, starting with state alcohol monopolies as entrepreneurs, followed by private producers, exporters, wholesalers, importers. NBER Program(s):Health Economics This study investigates the relationship between macroeconomic conditions and two alcohol-related outcomes -- liquor consumption and highway vehicle fatalities. Fixed-effect models are estimated for the 48 contiguous states over the time period and within-state variations are the focus of analysis.


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O deaths due to alcohol-related liver damage occur annually; Nearly million under-aged drinkers engage in over-consumption of alcohol every year; The human cost of alcohol over-consumption, abuse and addiction is very real.

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It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton. The lessons he draws apply not only to the period of alcohol prohibition but also to drug prohibition and any other government attempt to control.

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policy interventions, including excise taxes. The most important finding from the economics literature is that consumers tend to drink less ethanol, and have fewer alcohol-related problems, when alcoholic beverage prices are increased or alcohol availability is restricted.

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Social and economic costs cover the negative economic impacts of alcohol consumption on the material welfare of the society as a comprise both direct costs - the value of goods and services delivered to address the harmful effects of alcohol, and indirect costs - the value of personal productive services that are not delivered as a consequence of drinking.

finding from the economics literature is that consumers tend to drink less ethanol, and have fewer alcohol-related problems, when alcoholic beverage prices are increased or alcohol availability is. health purpose of alcohol policy The central purpose of alcohol policies is to serve the interests of public health and social well-being through their impact on health and social determinants, such as drinking patterns, the drinking environment, and the health services available to treat problem drinkers (Babor et al ).

Economic impacts. A number of studies have attempted to calculate the cost of alcohol to society. This is tricky for two reasons. First, because many of the costs are difficult to estimate accurately.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.Alcohol control policies. Alcohol Policy Index (API) scores and scores for the five policy domains (physical availability, drinking context, price, advertising, motor vehicles) comprising the API were obtained from the publication by Brand et al.

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