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Exploring the Economic Effects of the Opioid Epidemic

Adam Scavette

Economic Insights, 2019, vol. 4, issue 2, 1-7

Abstract: Hundreds of thousands of Americans have died from opioid overdoses in recent years. What has this epidemic done to the economy? And why is the crisis so much worse right here in the Third District?

Keywords: regional economics; drugs; opioid crises (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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