Gender differences in alcohol demand: a systematic review of the role of prices and taxes. Comment on conclusions by Nelson

Anne Ludbrook, John Holmes, Tim Stockwell

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3 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1281-1283
Number of pages3
JournalHealth Economics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2014

Bibliographical note

None of the authors received any specific funding relating to the writing of this commentary.
A. L. acknowledges core support to the Health Economics Research Unit from the Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates and the University of Aberdeen. Grant funding was provided by Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems in 2008. J. H. is a member of the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group who have received funding from the following bodies for research related to alcohol pricing: Medical Research Council, Economic and Social Research Council, National Institute of Health Research: School for Public Health Research, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, International Development Research Council, UK Department of Health: Policy Research
Programme, Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Department of Health, and Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland. T. S. receives his full salary as a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and also serves as Director of the Centre for Addictions Research of BC. The centre receives core funding from the University through an endowment and grant monies from provincial and federal
governments, health authorities, the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the US National Institutes for Health Research, the Social Science and Health Research Council and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.


  • alcohol demand
  • alcohol price
  • alcohol taxation
  • evidence synthesis

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