Economic conditions, illicit drug use, and substance use disorders in the United States

We provide the first analysis of the relationship between economic conditions and the use of illicit drugs other than marijuana. Drawing on US data from 2002 to 2015, we find mixed evidence on the cyclicality of illicit drug use. However, we find robust evidence that economic downturns lead to incre...

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Volume: 52
Main Author: Carpenter, Christopher S
McClellan, Chandler B
Rees, Daniel I
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.03.2017
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 52; pp. 63 - 73
Data of publication: March 2017
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Subjects:
I12
E32
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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