Affiliation: University of California
- The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking AgeChristopher Carpenter
The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, 428 SB, Irvine, CA 92697 3125 e mail
Am Econ J Appl Econ 1:164-182. 2009..3 percent increase in mortality. Our results suggest policies that reduce drinking among young adults can have substantial public health benefits. (JEL I12, I18)...
- The minimum legal drinking age and public healthChristopher Carpenter
Paul Merage School of Business, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California, and National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
J Econ Perspect 25:133-56. 2011..Finally we consider implications for the correct choice of a minimum legal drinking age...
- Exposure to the Above the Influence antidrug advertisements and adolescent marijuana use in the United States, 2006-2008Christopher S Carpenter
Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, 92697 3125, USA
Am J Public Health 101:948-54. 2011..We examined the relationship between exposure to the Above the Influence antidrug campaign in 210 US media markets and adolescent marijuana and alcohol use from 2006 to 2008...
- Effects of Sunday sales restrictions on overall and day-specific alcohol consumption: evidence from CanadaChristopher S Carpenter
Department of Economics Public Policy, The Paul Merage School of Business, 428 SB, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697 3125, USA
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:126-33. 2009..The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of Sunday alcohol-sales policies on day-specific and overall alcohol consumption...
- Gay and lesbian partnership: evidence from CaliforniaChristopher Carpenter
The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine, 428 SB, Irvine, CA 92697 3125, USA
Demography 45:573-90. 2008..We conclude with implications of our findings for couples-based research on gay men and lesbians, as well as recommendations for survey data collection...
- Cigarette taxes and youth smoking: new evidence from national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior SurveysChristopher Carpenter
Economics Public Policy, The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 3125, USA
J Health Econ 27:287-99. 2008..Our price elasticity estimates for smoking participation by high school youths are generally smaller than previous cross-sectional approaches but are similar to recent quasi-experimental estimates...
- The effects of mandatory seatbelt laws on seatbelt use, motor vehicle fatalities, and crash-related injuries among youthsChristopher S Carpenter
Economics Public Policy, The Paul Merage School of Business, 443 SB UC Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 3125, United States
J Health Econ 27:642-62. 2008..Our results suggest that if all states had primary enforcement seatbelt laws then regular youth seatbelt use would be nearly universal and youth fatalities would fall by about 120 per year...
- Youth alcohol use and risky sexual behavior: evidence from underage drunk driving lawsChristopher Carpenter
Graduate School of Management, University of California at Irvine, 92697 3125, USA
J Health Econ 24:613-28. 2005..I find mixed effects for white females and no significant effects for blacks. While not conclusive, these results suggest an important role for alcohol use in risky sexual behavior among young men...
- Smoking restrictions in bars and bartender smoking in the US, 1992-2007Marianne P Bitler
Department of Economics, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 3125, USA
Tob Control 20:196-200. 2011....
- Disparities in health insurance coverage, access, and outcomes for individuals in same-sex versus different-sex relationships, 2000-2007Thomas Buchmueller
Department of Business Economics and Public Policy, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Public Health 100:489-95. 2010..We used data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to compare health insurance coverage, access to care, and women's cancer screenings for individuals in same-sex versus different-sex relationships...
- How do Zero Tolerance Drunk Driving Laws work?Christopher Carpenter
The University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory, SPH II, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
J Health Econ 23:61-83. 2004..I find mixed evidence of ZT effects for females, and no robust effects on drinking participation or drunk driving for either sex...
- Seasonal variation in self-reports of recent alcohol consumption: racial and ethnic differencesChristopher Carpenter
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Health Management and Policy, 109 Observatory, SPH II M2102, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
J Stud Alcohol 64:415-8. 2003..This study considered whether monthly variation in self-reports of recent alcohol consumption differs systematically by race...
- Effects of the Minimum Drinking Age on Mortality, Nonfatal Injury, and CrimeChristopher Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2009..In so doing, this project will have the potential to reduce alcohol related harms experienced by youths. ..