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Luigi Pistaferri, Consumption Inequality and Family Labor Supply

DHMH Tobacco Program Evaluation

a PSC Research Project [ARCHIVE DISPLAY]

Investigators:   Richard L. Valliant, Roger Tourangeau

The Tobacco Evaluation Program shall acquire and maintain core competencies with respect to data analysis and evaluation generally, but in regards to tobacco control specifically. These competencies shall include, but are not limited to: a working knowledge of the structures and operations of Maryland’s tobacco control programs at the state and local levels; the structure and operations of national tobacco control programs including those of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, particularly as they relate to evaluation; a thorough understanding of outcome data that is available in regards to tobacco use in Maryland; appropriate output measures that can be linked to outcome measures, the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change (Stages-of-Change) as applied to both smoking cessation and initiation; cultural competency with regard to African-American and Hispanic populations, and survey methodologies.

Funding Period: 11/01/2007 to 12/31/2008

Country of Focus: USA

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