Tagged: Sally Casswell

Alcohol marketing and evidence - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Dec 12, 2014

Two contrasting stories in the weekly mailbag.Item the first: Sally Casswell takes one look at the evidence in a viewpoint article in the NZMJ and concludes:Stepping back and looking at the harm alcohol does in our society, the evidence on marketing’s effect on young people’s consumption and the popular support evinced for change, the only reasons to maintain alcohol … Read More

Drinking time - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Mar 07, 2014

Sally Casswell's team has a new paper out on Kiwis' drinking habits. Here was their press release on it. I provided a bit of comment on it for Science Media Centre, copied below.“The article provides a really interesting survey of drinking habits among New Zealand drinkers. They find that, among Kiwis reporting having consumed alcohol in the … Read More