The effects of schooling and cognitive ability on smoking and marijuana use by young adults
Economics of Education Review Volume 17, Number 3 ISSN 0272-7757 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
The effects of schooling, cognitive ability, and time preference on the probability that young adults use or smoke marijuana are estimated. It is shown that schooling, cognitive ability, and time preference all affect the likelihood of smoking. Schooling and time preference have modest effects on the use of marijuana when past consumption is not taken into account. Data from the “High School and Beyond 1980: senior cohort third follow-up” report are used. ["JEL" I12]
Sander, W. The effects of schooling and cognitive ability on smoking and marijuana use by young adults. Economics of Education Review, 17(3), 317-324. Elsevier Ltd.