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Title:A pint a day raises a man's pay; but smoking blows that gain away PDF Logo
Authors:van Ours, Jan C.
Issue Date:2002
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 473
Abstract:This paper studies the wage effects of the use of alcohol and tobacco. The analysis based on a recent survey in the Netherlands shows that for males the use of tobacco has a negative wage effect of about 10% while the use of alcohol has a positive wage effect of about the same size. The wages of females are not affected by smoking and drinking.
Subjects:drinking
smoking
wages
earnings regressions
JEL:D12
C41
I19
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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