Impact of Alcohol Policies

Nelson, J.P. & McNall, A.D. (2016). What happens to drinking when alcohol policy changes? A review of five natural experiments for alcohol taxes, prices, and availability. European Journal of Health Economics. DOI 10.1007/s10198-016-0795-0.


Nelson, J.P.& McNall, A.D. (2016). Alcohol prices, taxes, and alcohol-related harms: a critical review of natural experiments in alcohol policy for nine countries. Health Policy, 120(3), 264–272.


Nelson, J.P. (2015). Alcohol prices and mortality due to liver cirrhosis: robust regression results for the European Union, 2000-2010. Sage Open, April-June 2015: 1-11. [Open Access]


Nelson, J. P. (2015). Binge drinking and alcohol prices: A systematic review of age-related results from econometric studies, natural experiments and field studies. Health Economics Review, 5(6), pp. 13. [Open Access]


Nelson, J. P. (2014). Alcohol affordability and alcohol demand: cross-country trends and panel data estimates, 1975-2008. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38, 1167-1175.


Nelson, J. P. (2014). Estimating the price elasticity of beer: Meta-analysis of data with heterogeneity, dependence, and publication bias. Journal of Health Economics, 33, 180-7.


Nelson, J.P. (2013). Meta-analysis of alcohol price and income elasticities – with corrections for publication bias. Health Economics Review. 3:17. [Open Access]


Nelson, J. P. (2013). Robust demand elasticities for wine and distilled spirits: Meta-analysis with corrections for outliers and publication bias. Journal of Wine Economics, 8(3), 2013, pp. 294-317.


Nelson, J.P. (2013) Gender differences in alcohol demand: The role of prices and taxes. A systematic review. Health Economics, 23(10): 1260-80.


Nelson, J.P. (2013). Does heavy drinking by adults respond to higher alcohol prices and taxes? A systematic review. Economic Analysis and Policy, 43(3), December 2013, pp. 265-291.