The economic impact of Swiss smoking bans on the hospitality sector

TitreThe economic impact of Swiss smoking bans on the hospitality sector
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsMarti, J, Schläpfer, J
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume124
Issue1
Pagination136 - 139
Date Published07/2014
URLhttp://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0165176514001748http://api.elsevier.com/content/article/PII:S0165176514001748?httpAccept=text/xmlhttp://api.elsevier.com/content/article/PII:S0165176514001748?httpAccept=text/plain
DOI10.1016/j.econlet.2014.05.007
ISSN0165-1765
Abstract

Analysing administrative sales data in a quasi-experimental framework, we show that smoking bans did not impact the economic activity of bars and restaurants in Switzerland. However, we find some evidence of a negative impact on sales in discos.

Short TitleEconomics Letters
Citation Key / SERVAL ID8259
Peer reviewRefereed

                         

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