William N Evans

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The compensating behavior of smokers: taxes, tar, and nicotine
    W N Evans
    University of Maryland, Project HOPE, and NBER, USA
    Rand J Econ 29:578-95. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes when hospitals experience a surge in admissions
    William N Evans
    Department of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Health Econ 25:365-88. 2006

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Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint The compensating behavior of smokers: taxes, tar, and nicotine
    W 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes when hospitals experience a surge in admissions
    William 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...