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
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Hoffer, Adam J. and Pellillo, Adam, The Political Economy of Tobacco Control Spending (March 20, 2012). Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 19, No. 18, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2125971