The impact of shocks on doctors' risk attitude

Doctors' Risk Attitude

Risk attitude is known to vary substantially across individuals. Some individuals are very risk averse and tend to make safe choices (e.g. investing in a bond) whilst others are more risk seeking and are more comfortable with risky choices (e.g. investing in the stock market). Clinical…

Published by Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Does Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol have unintended consequences for diet quality and health? A natural experiment comparing Scotland and England

 

Minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol was introduced in Scotland in May 2018 as part of the Scottish Government’s strategy to reduce the health and social harms associated with alcohol misuse. The graph below shows that for a long time Scotland has had the highest alcohol-specific death rate in…

Published by Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

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