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The impact of public smoking bans on well‐being externalities: Evidence from a policy experiment

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Recent studies on the effects of anti‐smoking policies on subjective well‐being present mixed results and do not account for potential externalities, especially among couples. We contribute to the literature by evaluating the impact of smoking bans on well‐being externalities among smokers and non‐smokers as well as couples of different types of smokers. We exploit the policy experiment provided by the timing of the UK public smoking bans and measure well‐being via the GHQ. We employ matching...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/sjpe.12150

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7975-374X
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Scottish Journal of Political Economy Journal website
Volume:
65
Issue:
3
Pages:
224-247
Publication date:
2017-11-24
Acceptance date:
2017-09-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-9485
ISSN:
0036-9292
Pubs id:
pubs:896587
URN:
uri:b292a9e0-97cd-4d24-b570-76e3ec1f721f
UUID:
uuid:b292a9e0-97cd-4d24-b570-76e3ec1f721f
Local pid:
pubs:896587
Language:
English

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