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    • Burning a hole in the budget: tobacco spending and its crowd-out of other goods. 

      Busch, Susan H; Jofre-Bonet, Mireia; Falba, Tracy A; Sindelar, Jody L (Appl Health Econ Health Policy, 2004)
      Smoking is an expensive habit. Smoking households spend, on average, more than $US1000 annually on cigarettes. When a family member quits, in addition to the former smoker's improved long-term health, families benefit because ...
    • Reduction of quantity smoked predicts future cessation among older smokers. 

      Falba, Tracy; Jofre-Bonet, Mireia; Busch, Susan; Duchovny, Noelia; Sindelar, Jody (Addiction, 2004-01)
      AIM: To examine whether smokers who reduce their quantity of cigarettes smoked between two periods are more or less likely to quit subsequently. STUDY DESIGN: Data come from the Health and Retirement Study, a nationally ...
    • Willingness to pay for smoking cessation treatments 

      Duchovny, Noelia; Falba, Tracy; Jody, Sindelar; Jofre-Bonet, Mireia; O'Malley, Stephanie; Susan, Busch (2004-08)
      This paper demonstrates the use of willingness to pay to value hypothetical new smoking cessation products. Data comes from a baseline survey of participants in a clinical trial of naltrexone combined with nicotine patch ...