Cannabis, Cocaine and the Wages of Prime Age Males

J.C. van Ours

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This paper uses a dataset collected among inhabitants of Amsterdam, to study whether wages of prime age male workers are affected by the use of cannabis and cocaine.The analysis shows that cocaine use and infrequent cannabis use do not affect wages.Frequent cannabis use has a negative wage effect.The age of onset is also important.The earlier current cannabis users have started to use cannabis the larger the negative impact on their wage.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherMacroeconomics
Number of pages31
Volume2005-14
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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van Ours, J. C. (2005). Cannabis, Cocaine and the Wages of Prime Age Males. (CentER Discussion Paper; Vol. 2005-14). Tilburg: Macroeconomics.
van Ours, J.C. / Cannabis, Cocaine and the Wages of Prime Age Males. Tilburg : Macroeconomics, 2005. (CentER Discussion Paper).
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