The Political Economy of Tobacco Control Spending
Posted: 8 Aug 2012
Date Written: March 20, 2012
This article investigates why some US states spend so comparatively little on Tobacco Control Funding (TCF). We find that cross-state variation in spending on tobacco control is significantly driven by a tobacco special interest effect.
Keywords: tobacco control funding, tobacco production, political economy, special interest
JEL Classification: D72, H72, I18
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