The effect of alcohol prohibition on alcohol consumption: evidence from drunkenness arrests

We examine the relationship between Prohibition and alcohol consumption using city-level drunkenness arrests. We find that Prohibition had a substantial short-term but little long-term impact. The implied pattern of alcohol consumption is similar to that suggested by cirrhosis.

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Volume: 86
Main Author: Dills, Angela K
Jacobson, Mireille
Miron, Jeffrey A
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2005
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Elsevier
published in: Economics letters Vol. 86; no. 2; pp. 279 - 284
Data of publication: 2005
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Letters
Subjects:
I18
K00
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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