Winter 2002

Vol. 25 No. 4


From the Cover

Health & Medicine

  • Smoking “Internalities”

    Given smokers’ future preferences, lawmakers should raise cigarette taxes. By Jonathan Gruber PDF
  • The New Cigarette Paternalism

    There are better ways to address smoking than ever-increasing cigarette taxes. By W. Kip Viscusi PDF
  • My Future Self and I

    Does my future self want to tax my cigarettes? By Thomas A. Firey PDF
  • Less Hazardous Smokes?

    According to the Institute of Medicine, health policy can do more than counsel to discourage smoking; it can promote the use of low-risk tobacco products for smokers unwilling or unable to quit. By Gio Batta Gori PDF



  • How the Packers Lost Out

    By eschewing market-based prices for PSLs and instead accepting public financing for stadiums, teams are missing a remarkable revenue opportunity. By Michael F. Gorman and Ike Brannon PDF

Public Lands

  • Money to Burn?

    Will the Bush administration’s new forest management philosophy diminish the dangers of fire or just increase the Forest Service’s budget? By Randal O'Toole PDF

Health & Medicine



Securities & Investment


  • A Role for Government?

    Should the government provide terrorism insurance over the short or long term? By Anne Gron and Alan O. Sykes PDF

Briefly Noted

In Review

Final Word