Philip J Cook

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The virtuous tax: lifesaving and crime-prevention effects of the 1991 federal alcohol-tax increase
    Philip J Cook
    Public Policy and Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0245, USA
    J Health Econ 32:261-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Criminal records of homicide offenders
    Philip J Cook
    Department of Public Policy Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0245, USA
    JAMA 294:598-601. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint When is alcohol just another drug? Some thoughts on research and policy
    Philip J Cook
    Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Addiction 102:1183-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The economics of alcohol abuse and alcohol-control policies
    Philip J Cook
    Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:120-33. 2002

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint The virtuous tax: lifesaving and crime-prevention effects of the 1991 federal alcohol-tax increase
    Philip J Cook
    Public Policy and Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0245, USA
    J Health Econ 32:261-7. 2013
    ..A conservative estimate is that the federal tax (which increased alcohol prices by 6% initially) reduced injury deaths by 4.5% (6480 deaths), in 1991, and had a still larger effect on violent crime...
  2. ncbi request reprint Criminal records of homicide offenders
    Philip J Cook
    Department of Public Policy Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0245, USA
    JAMA 294:598-601. 2005
    ..But the prevalence of a criminal record among homicide offenders has not been reliably quantified, nor has the prevalence of criminal record in the general population...
  3. ncbi request reprint When is alcohol just another drug? Some thoughts on research and policy
    Philip J Cook
    Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Addiction 102:1183-8. 2007
    ..To reflect on the divergence and overlap between alcohol and illicit drugs with respect to both current policies and policy research...
  4. ncbi request reprint The economics of alcohol abuse and alcohol-control policies
    Philip J Cook
    Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:120-33. 2002
    ..Important challenges remain, including developing a better understanding of the effects of drinking on labor-market productivity...