- The compensating behavior of smokers: taxes, tar, and nicotineW N Evans
University of Maryland, Project HOPE, and NBER, USA
Rand J Econ 29:578-95. 1998..We illustrate that tax-induced compensating behavior may eliminate some health benefits generated by reduced smoking participation. A more appropriate tax might be based on the tar and nicotine content of cigarettes...
- Patient outcomes when hospitals experience a surge in admissionsWilliam N Evans
Department of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Health Econ 25:365-88. 2006..These results suggest that the portion of the California law designed to guarantee adequate staffing when the patient census increases unexpectedly should have little impact on patient outcomes...