The economics of alcohol-control policies1 min read 28 Feb 2019, 08:50 PM IST
The study shows important behavioural aspects of alcohol addiction and therefore sheds light on how to tackle alcohol addiction in India
Financial incentives to encourage sobriety may only have a limited impact on overall drinking, finds study
Alcohol consumption has been growing in India, especially among the young male population. Not only is alcohol a serious health threat, as the recent events of spurious liquor deaths in Assam have tragically shown, it can also be a drain on the incomes of the low-income working youth.