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How important are tobacco prices in the propensity to start and quit smoking? An analysis of smoking histories from the Spanish National Health Survey.
López Nicolás A. López Nicolás A. Health Econ. 2002 Sep;11(6):521-35. doi: 10.1002/hec.745. Health Econ. 2002. PMID: 12203755
The estimates reveal that prices have a very weak effect on the duration up to starting. On the contrary, the duration up to quitting is shortened by increases in the prices of the cheapest varieties of cigarettes in the Spanish market. ...
The estimates reveal that prices have a very weak effect on the duration up to starting. On the contrary, the duration up to quitting …
[Tobacco control from an economic perspective].
López Nicolás A, Viudes de Velasco A. López Nicolás A, et al. Rev Esp Salud Publica. 2009 Jan-Feb;83(1):9-23. doi: 10.1590/s1135-57272009000100002. Rev Esp Salud Publica. 2009. PMID: 19495486 Spanish.
It concludes that smoking is a personal choice that can generate net welfare losses for the society, the smokers family and, above, all the smoker him(her)self. ...The article includes a discussion of two important preventive policies in the Spanish context: restric …
It concludes that smoking is a personal choice that can generate net welfare losses for the society, the smokers family and, above, a …
The Spanish tobacco tax loopholes and their consequences.
López-Nicolás Á, Cobacho MB, Fernández E. López-Nicolás Á, et al. Tob Control. 2013 May;22(e1):e21-4. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050344. Epub 2012 May 23. Tob Control. 2013. PMID: 22628168
There have been partial attempts to correct this asymmetric tax treatment, but these have not avoided a remarkable increase in the market share of fine-cut tobacco. The absence of a minimum tax on quantity for the rest of tobacco products allows the industry to plac …
There have been partial attempts to correct this asymmetric tax treatment, but these have not avoided a remarkable increase in the ma …
Will the European Union's new tobacco tax legislation lead to reductions in smoking prevalence? Evidence from a quasi-experiment in Spain.
López-Nicolás A, Badillo-Amador L, Cobacho-Tornel MB. López-Nicolás A, et al. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Dec;15(12):1963-70. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntt038. Epub 2013 Apr 4. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013. PMID: 23558971
EU member states that have introduced a minimum tax on manufactured cigarettes might achieve little in terms of reductions in smoking prevalence if they allow a tax gap between fine-cut tobacco and manufactured cigarettes. In this sense, it is unfortunate that EU le …
EU member states that have introduced a minimum tax on manufactured cigarettes might achieve little in terms of reductions in smoking …
[Health services utilization by the immigrant and native-born populations in the autonomous region of Murcia (Spain)].
López Nicolás A, Ramos Parreño JM. López Nicolás A, et al. Gac Sanit. 2009 Dec;23 Suppl 1:12-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2009.04.007. Epub 2009 Nov 26. Gac Sanit. 2009. PMID: 19944495 Spanish.
The difference is mainly due to different demographic features among the native and immigrant populations, except for the <> group, whose individuals show a different behaviour. ...CONCLUSIONS: In this paper we show that the remarkable differenc …
The difference is mainly due to different demographic features among the native and immigrant populations, except for the <
Smoking, health-related quality of life and economic evaluation.
López-Nicolás Á, Trapero-Bertran M, Muñoz C. López-Nicolás Á, et al. Eur J Health Econ. 2018 Jun;19(5):747-756. doi: 10.1007/s10198-017-0919-1. Epub 2017 Jul 26. Eur J Health Econ. 2018. PMID: 28748308
METHODS: Using data from the Spanish Encuesta Nacional de Salud of 2011-12, we estimate statistical models for HRQoL as measured by the EQ-5D-5L instrument as a function of smoking status. ...The typical smoking related diseases, such as lung cancer, are associated with …
METHODS: Using data from the Spanish Encuesta Nacional de Salud of 2011-12, we estimate statistical models for HRQoL as measured by the EQ-5 …
[A return on investment tool in tobacco control: what do stakeholders think?].
Muñoz C, Trapero-Bertran M, Cheung KL, Evers S, Hiligsmann M, de Vries H, López-Nicolás Á. Muñoz C, et al. Gac Sanit. 2016 Mar-Apr;30(2):121-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2015.10.012. Epub 2015 Dec 3. Gac Sanit. 2016. PMID: 26656947 Spanish.
INTRODUCTION: The European EQUIPT study will co-create a return on investment tool in several countries, aiming to provide decision makers with information and justification on the returns that can be generated by investing in tobacco control. ...
INTRODUCTION: The European EQUIPT study will co-create a return on investment tool in several countries, aiming to provide decision m …
Who is afraid of smoking bans? An evaluation of the effects of the Spanish clean air law on expenditure at hospitality venues.
García-Villar J, López-Nicolás Á. García-Villar J, et al. Eur J Health Econ. 2015 Nov;16(8):813-34. doi: 10.1007/s10198-014-0631-3. Epub 2014 Sep 20. Eur J Health Econ. 2015. PMID: 25239856
We applied a before-after analysis with a wide range of controls for confounding factors and a flexible modeling of time effects in order to identify the effects of the reform. RESULTS: Our results suggest that the reform caused a 2% reduction in the p …
We applied a before-after analysis with a wide range of controls for confounding factors and a flexible modeling of tim …
Self-control and support for anti-smoking policies among smokers, ex smokers, and never smokers.
Badillo Amador L, López Nicolás A. Badillo Amador L, et al. Eur J Health Econ. 2013 Apr;14(2):161-70. doi: 10.1007/s10198-011-0356-5. Epub 2011 Oct 21. Eur J Health Econ. 2013. PMID: 22015809
We formalize this conjecture by proposing a model where starting/relapsing might result from time inconsistent preferences in a way that mirrors the inability of some smokers to carry out the decision to quit. ...
We formalize this conjecture by proposing a model where starting/relapsing might result from time inconsistent preferences in a
[Possibilities and limitations of fiscal policies as health instruments: taxes on harmful consumption. SESPAS Report 2010].
López Nicolás A, Viudes de Velasco A. López Nicolás A, et al. Gac Sanit. 2010 Dec;24 Suppl 1:85-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2010.03.013. Epub 2010 Oct 8. Gac Sanit. 2010. PMID: 20934784 Spanish.
This article discusses the possibilities of indirect taxation as a mechanism that alters the relative prices of goods and services and hence encourages citizens to adopt healthy lifestyles. ...The main recommendation for the case of unhealthy diet is to obtain a mor …
This article discusses the possibilities of indirect taxation as a mechanism that alters the relative prices of goods and services an …
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