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    • The Cost of Cost Studies 

      Crampton, E.; Burgess, M.; Taylor, B. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      We review methods and assess the policy influence of a series of publicly-funded Cost of Illness studies, mostly published since 1990. Our analysis shows that headline cost estimates, including the influential paper by ...
    • The Price of Everything, The Value of Nothing: A (Truly) External Review Of BERL’s Study Of Harmful Alcohol and Drug Use 

      Burgess, M.; Crampton, E. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
      In March 2009, Business and Economic Research Limited ("BERL") published “Costs of Harmful Alcohol and Other Drug Use,” a report jointly commissioned by the Ministry of Health and ACC. BERL was asked to measure the costs ...
    • Submission on the Alcohol Reform Bill To the Justice and Electoral Committee 

      Crampton, E (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      Submission opposing the proposed alcohol reform bill. The bill seeks to alleviate a problem that has largely been overstated. While alcohol abuse does cause many problems, measures of the costs of these problems are deeply ...