Category Archives: Agent Based Model

Agent Based Model of Alcohol Taxation and Rates of Violent Victimization

Kerry Keyes and colleagues recently published the results of an agent-based modeling simulation of the effects of alcohol taxation on alcohol consumption and non-fatal violent victimization and homicide in New York City.  The team simulated six examples of taxation interventions and … Continue reading

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Stigma and the Etiology of Depression among the Obese

Current Social Epidemiology Cluster doctoral student Steve Mooney and former Cluster faculty member Abdulrahman El-Sayed recently published a paper in Social Science & Medicine showing that a weight-stigma mechanism could explain the finding that depression among the obese is more … Continue reading

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