Valuing the Cost of Smoking (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
218
Utgivningsdatum
1999-10-01
Upplaga
1999 ed.
Förlag
Springer
Medarbetare
Soguel, Nils C.
Illustrationer
VIII, 218 p.
Dimensioner
243 x 161 x 19 mm
Vikt
445 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780792386445
Valuing the Cost of Smoking (inbunden)

Valuing the Cost of Smoking

Assessment Methods, Risk Perception and Policy Options

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CLAUDEJEANRENAUD NILS SOGUEL Smoking is a very common habit all over the world. The prevalence rate ranges from 20% - 40% in industrialised countries, and is dramatically increasing in the developing world. Smoking is risky and there is ample scientific evidence to support this statement. We know that smoking is a major cause of disease and premature death, in view of the fact that 3 million people die each year worldwide as a result of their smoking habit. Twenty years ago, the U. S. Surgeon General identified smoking as the single most important cause of morbidity and premature death (USDHEW, 1979). Tobacco consnmption reduces life expectancy vastly. Epidemiological research shows that people who have died from a smoking-related disease would, on average, have lived for an additional 15 years had they not been smokers (Warner, 1987). The economic analysis of tobacco consumption is a complex and challenging issue, which entails addressing many different questions. What is the economic burden of smoking and do smokers "pay their way"? How do individuals perceive their own health risks? What is the effect of the addicting properties of nicotine on the behaviour of a rational, utility maximizing individual? Lastly, what is the most effective way to discourage tobacco consumption? In this context, the assessment of the social burden of smoking using a cost-of-illness framework has played a central role since the beginning of the seventies.
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Introduction; C. Jeanrenaud, N. Soguel. Concepts and Methods. 1. Measurement of the economic costs of smoking in the United States: an historical review; D.P. Rice. 2. Human capital and demographic approaches to estimating the external costs of smoking; D. Collins, H. Lapsley. 3. Estimating the indirect costs of smoking using the friction cost method; M.A. Koopmanschap. 4. Contingent valuation or QALYs; P.-O. Johansson. 5. When does non-smoking save health care money? The many answers to a simple question; J.J. Barendregt, et al. 6. New guidelines for estimating the economic costs of smoking, and results from Canada; E. Single. Country Studies. 7. Economic consequences of smoking in Finland; M. Pekurinen. 8. Social cost of smoking in Switzerland; F. Priez, et al. 9. Commentary on the social cost of smoking in Switzerland; S. Nocera. Risk Perception, Demand and Taxation. 10. Public perception of smoking risks; W. Kip Viscusi. 11. Commentary on public perception of smoking risks; P. Zweifel. 12. Risk, rationality and the consumption of tobacco; A. Markandya. 13. Gender differences in the demand for cigarettes; J. Hersch. 14. How effective are taxes in reducing tobacco consumption? F. Chaloupka.