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Put Your Money Where Your Butt Is: A Commitment Contract For Smoking Cessation, Xavier Giné, Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman Oct 2010

Put Your Money Where Your Butt Is: A Commitment Contract For Smoking Cessation, Xavier Giné, Dean Karlan, Jonathan Zinman

Open Dartmouth: Faculty Open Access Scholarship

We designed and tested a voluntary commitment product to help smokers quit smoking. The product (CARES) offered smokers a savings account in which they deposit funds for six months, after which they take a urine test for nicotine and cotinine. If they pass, their money is returned; otherwise, their money is forfeited to charity. Of smokers offered CARES, 11 percent took up, and smokers randomly offered CARES were 3 percentage points more likely to pass the 6-month test than the control group. More importantly, this effect persisted in surprise tests at 12 months, indicating that CARES produced lasting smoking cessation ...


New Post-Doctoral Scholar Joins Staff In 2010-2011, Charles R. Cobb Aug 2010

New Post-Doctoral Scholar Joins Staff In 2010-2011, Charles R. Cobb

Faculty & Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Legacy - August 2010, South Carolina Institute Of Archaeology And Anthropology--University Of South Carolina Aug 2010

Legacy - August 2010, South Carolina Institute Of Archaeology And Anthropology--University Of South Carolina

SCIAA Newsletter - Legacy & PastWatch

Contents:

New USC Press Book on the Discovery of Rock Art in South Carolina.....p. 1
Director's Note - Student Support and Volunteers.....p. 2
Savannah River Valley - 2010 Field Season.....p. 4
New Post-Doctoral Scholar Joins Staff.....p. 11
Tar River Geoarchaeological Survey.....p. 12
Camden Battlefield.....p. 8
Williamson's Plantation Battlefield.....p. 18
Archaeological Resources Act Signed by Governor Sanford.....p. 20
Carmen Beard Leaves SCIAA.....p. 21
What is SCAPOD.....p. 22
South Carolina Archaeology Month 2010.....p. 24
New Book on Brunswick Town by Stanley South.....p. 25
Topper Documentary Award.....p. 25
ART/SCIAA ...


Environmental Valuation: The Sum Of Specific Damages Approach, Philip E. Graves Jan 2010

Environmental Valuation: The Sum Of Specific Damages Approach, Philip E. Graves

PHILIP E GRAVES

There is no abstract for this book chapter.


Contrasting Policies And Administration Of Sexually Transmitted Infection Programs In Saskatchewan First Nations And Alaska Native Communities, Rick Kotowich, Mike Fisher Jan 2010

Contrasting Policies And Administration Of Sexually Transmitted Infection Programs In Saskatchewan First Nations And Alaska Native Communities, Rick Kotowich, Mike Fisher

Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium International (APRCi)

No abstract provided.


The Echoes Of War: Effects Of Early Malnutrition On Adult Health., Patrick F. Clarkin Dec 2009

The Echoes Of War: Effects Of Early Malnutrition On Adult Health., Patrick F. Clarkin

Patrick F. Clarkin

No abstract provided.