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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(6), 2473-2485; doi:10.3390/ijerph7062473
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Cigarette Smoking in Indonesia: Examination of a Myopic Model of Addictive Behaviour

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Received: 22 March 2010; in revised form: 17 May 2010 / Accepted: 21 May 2010 / Published: 4 June 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Health Economics)
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Abstract: Using aggregated panel data taken from three waves of the Indonesian Family Life Survey (1993–2000), this article tests the myopic addiction behaviour of cigarette demand. Sensitivity analysis is done by examining a rational addiction behavior of cigarette demand. The results provide support for myopic addiction. The short- and long-run price elasticities of cigarette demand are estimated at −0.28 and −0.73 respectively. Excise taxes are more likely to act as an effective tobacco control in the long-run rather than a major source of government revenue.
Keywords: cigarette consumption; myopic addictive models; methodology for panel data; Indonesia cigarette consumption; myopic addictive models; methodology for panel data; Indonesia
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Hidayat, B.; Thabrany, H. Cigarette Smoking in Indonesia: Examination of a Myopic Model of Addictive Behaviour. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7, 2473-2485.

AMA Style

Hidayat B, Thabrany H. Cigarette Smoking in Indonesia: Examination of a Myopic Model of Addictive Behaviour. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2010; 7(6):2473-2485.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Hidayat, Budi; Thabrany, Hasbullah. 2010. "Cigarette Smoking in Indonesia: Examination of a Myopic Model of Addictive Behaviour." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 7, no. 6: 2473-2485.


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