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COST-BENEFIT METHODOLOGY - BACKGROUND MATERIALS

Cost-benefit Methodology

Estimating the health impact of alcohol

  • The burden of disease and injury in Australia 2003


Estimating the social and economic costs of alcohol

  • The costs of substance abuse in Canada 2002
  • The costs of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug abuse to Australian society in 2004/05


Undertaking cost-effectiveness analysis of alcohol policies

  • Reducing the Global Burden of Hazardous Alcohol Use: A Comparative Cost-Effectiveness Analysis*
  • Costs, health effects and cost-effectiveness of alcohol and tobacco control strategies in Estonia
  • WHO Guide to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis


Undertaking cost benefit analyses of alcohol policies

  • International Guidelines for the Estimation of the Avoidable Costs of Substance Abuse
  • Avoidable cost of alcohol abuse in Canada 2002
  • The avoidable costs of alcohol abuse in Australia and the potential benefits of effective policies to reduce the social costs of alcohol
  • INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL PRICING AND PROMOTION: Part B. Modelling the Potential Impact of Pricing and Promotion Policies for Alcohol in England: Results from the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model. Version 2008(1-1)



This document arises from the project Standardizing Measurement of Alcohol Related Troubles (SMART) which has received funding from the European Union, in the framework of the Public Health Programme


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