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Title Risky behavior among youths : an economic analysis / edited by Jonathan Gruber.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.235 R595R    Check Shelf
Description x, 538 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Note "The papers in this volume were presented at a conference at the South Seas Plantation in December 1999"--P. xi.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Risky behavior among youths: some issues from behavioral economics / Ted O'Donoghue and Matthew Rabin -- Youth smoking in the United States: evidence and implications / Jonathan Gruber and Jonathan Zinman -- Teens and traffic safety / Thomas S. Dee and William N. Evans -- The sexual activity and birth-control use of American Teenagers / Phillip B. Levine -- Explaining the rise in youth suicide / David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser, and Karen E. Norberg -- Marijuana and youth / Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, ... [et al.] -- The determinants of juvenile crime / Steven D. Levitt and Lance Lochner -- Environment and persistence in youthful drinking patterns / Philip J. Cook and Michael J. Moore -- Dropout and enrollment trends in the postwar period: what went wrong in the 1970s? / David Carl and Thomas Lemieux -- Youths at nutrition risk: malnourished or misnourished? / Jay Bhattacharya and Janet Currie.
Subject Youth -- Psychology -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Decision making in adolescence -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Risk-Taking -- United States -- Congresses.
Social Problems -- economics -- United States -- Congresses.
Added Author Gruber, Jonathan.
ISBN 0226310132 cloth alkaline paper
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