CitationAvdeenko, Alexandra; Bozzoli, Carlos; & Brück, Tilman (2010). Legacy from the transition? Alcohol consumption by young adults in Ukraine. ESCIRRU Working Papers No. 26.
AbstractThe study analyses the effects of transition on the amount and patterns of alcohol
consumption. We test the hypothesis of how far negative experiences induced by the collapse of the Soviet Union have led to drinking in the young generation of Ukrainians. We use data coming from the Ukrainian Longitude Monitoring Survey (ULMS) to identify both determinants and patterns of alcohol consumption among young adults. We find that financial
strain in the household increases the probability of drinking in the cohort of young adults. Moreover, we also identify an intergenerational link in drinking behaviour, which is often neglected in the literature.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleESCIRRU Working Papers No. 26