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Title: Behavioral economics and drinking behavior: Preliminary results from an Irish college study
Authors: Delaney, Liam
Harmon, Colm
Wall, Patrick
Contact Email: liam.delaney@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: Jan-2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell for the Western Economic Association International
Citation: Delaney L, Harmon C & Wall P (2008) Behavioral economics and drinking behavior: Preliminary results from an Irish college study, Economic Inquiry, 46 (1), pp. 29-36.
Abstract: This article examines the results of single-equation regression models of the determinants of alcohol consumption patterns among college students modeling a rich variety of covariates including gender, family and peer drinking, tenure, personality, risk perception, time preferences, and age of drinking onset. The results demonstrate very weak income effects and very strong effects of personality, peer drinking (in particular closest friend), time preferences, and other substance use. The task of future research is to verify these results and assess causality using more detailed methods
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/11610
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-7295.2007.00077.x
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Affiliation: Economics
University College Dublin (UCD)
University College Dublin (UCD)

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