Past Seminars

You can find a list of past seminars with a link to the paper presented and a video recording of the seminar if available.

Date: 10-May-24
Presenter: Guillermo Paraje
Institution: Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The impact of WHO FCTC on the number of smokers: an analysis using ITSA with synthetic control groups"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 26-Apr-24
Presenter: Annika Theodoulou
Institution: University of Oxford
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "A complex evidence synthesis investigating the effect of individual-level smoking cessation interventions on socioeconomic inequalities in tobacco smoking"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 12-Apr-24
Presenter: Anton Badev
Institution: Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Tobacco Policy in Unstable Friendship Networks"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 29-Mar-24
Presenter: Samuel Sturm
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Effect of Cigarette Taxes on Expenditures, Income, and Savings"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 15-Mar-24
Presenter: Eye Eoun Jung
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Comprehensive Smoke-Free Policies and Smoking in South Korea"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 1-Mar-24
Presenter: Sooa Ahn
Institution: Ohio State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "How US vapers choose among different e-cigarette (EC) models and cigarettes in response to prices"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 16-Feb-24
Presenter: Jamie Hartmann-Boyce
Institution: University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Electronic cigarettes and subsequent cigarette smoking in young people: methodological considerations and results from a Cochrane Review"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 2-Feb-24
Presenter: Yichen Fang
Institution: Harvard University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Is China's Comprehensive Smoke-free Policy Effective? A Synthetic Difference-in-Differences Analysis in Beijing"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 19-Jan-24
Presenter: Brendan Cirillo
Institution: University of Missouri
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Estimating the effect of e-cigarette taxes on e-cigarette and cigarette sales in Canada"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 5-Jan-24
Presenter: Christian Saenz
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Pharmaceutical Drug Regulation and Mortality: The Peculiar Case of E-cigarettes"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 15-Dec-23
Presenter: Lucy Popova
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Effects of Messages About Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes: Insights from Focus Groups, a Discrete Choice Experiment, and a Randomized Clinical Trial"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper #1| Paper #2| Paper #3| Paper #4| Paper #5| Paper #6
Date: 3-Nov-23
Presenter: Abigail Friedman
Institution: Yale University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Nicotine and Tobacco Product Sales after E-cigarette Flavor Restrictions"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 20-Oct-23
Presenter: Kathleen Hui
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Impact of a Vape Ban on Cigarette Smoking and Life Expectancy"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 5-Oct-23
Presenter: Melanie Dove
Institution: University of California, Davis
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Flavored Tobacco Sales Restrictions and Teen E-cigarette Use: Evidence From California"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 22-Sep-23
Presenter: Theodore Wagener
Institution: The Ohio State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "E-cigarette Versus Combination Nicotine Replacement Therapy Delivered Through State Quitlines on Smoking Abstinence Following a Recent Failed Quit Attempt: A Randomized Trial"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 8-Sep-23
Presenter: Vidhura Tennekoon
Institution: Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Purchase Restrictions as Tobacco Control Policy: Effect on Adverse Birth Outcomes"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 25-Aug-23
Presenter: Rachel Cassidy
Institution: Brown University
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Nicotine Reduction Policy to Reduce Youth Tobacco Use: Promise and Pitfalls"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper #1| Paper #2| Paper #3| Paper #4
Date: 11-Aug-23
Presenter: Alex Liber
Institution: Georgetown University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Tobacco 21 and Cigar Sales"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 28-Jul-23
Presenter: Megan Piper
Institution: University of Wisconsin
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Real-World Impact of Three Alternate Nicotine Delivery Products on Combustible Cigarette Use"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 14-Jul-23
Presenter: Brian King
Institution: Food & Drug Administration
Presentation Type: Panel
Presentation Title: "Special Presentation and Q&A with FDA-CTP Director Brian King"
Links: Video|Slides|Panel Questions
Date: 30-Jun-23
Presenter: Andrea Titus
Institution: New York University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Matched Analysis of Federally Mandated Smoke-Free Housing Policies and Health Outcomes Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children in Subsidized Housing, NYC, 2015-2019"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 2-Jun-23
Presenter: Russell Leonard
Institution: University of California, Irvine
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Do Vertical ID Laws Curb Teenage Drinking & Smoking: A Reconsideration"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 19-May-23
Presenter: Kevin Callison
Institution: Tulane University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Paid Sick Leave and Use of Clinical Smoking Cessation Tools"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 5-May-23
Presenter: Revathy Suryanarayana
Institution: Cornell University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "COVID and Smoking: Evidence from India"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 21-Apr-23
Presenter: Hojin Park
Institution: Ohio State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Effect of Smokeless Tobacco Excise Taxes on Use among US Youth"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 7-Apr-23
Presenter: Charles Courtemanche
Institution: University of Kentucky
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "E-Cigarettes & Smoking Cessation: Evidence from NRT Sales, Quitlines & Surveys"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 24-Mar-23
Presenter: Bukola Usidame
Institution: Purdue University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Effectiveness of the 2012 Canadian Graphic Warning Label Policy Change"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 10-Mar-23
Presenter: Vinish Shrestha
Institution: Towson University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Revisiting the Effects of Cigarette Taxes on Smoking Outcomes"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 24-Feb-23
Presenter: Matthew Carpenter
Institution: Medical University of South Carolina
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Impact of E-cigarettes on Smoking Cessation: Results from a Large, Randomized, Nationwide Clinical Trial in the US"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Published Paper (August 2023)
Date: 10-Feb-23
Presenter: Michael Pesko
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Effects of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sales Ages on Youth Tobacco Use in the US"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 2-Dec-22
Presenter: Chad Cotti
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Tobacco 21 Policies & Smoking & Vaping: Evidence from Panel Data & Biomarkers"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 18-Nov-22
Presenter: Andrew Barnes
Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Informing Tobacco Policy Through Laboratory and Field Experiments"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper #1| Paper #2| Paper #3
Date: 4-Nov-22
Presenter: Matthew Stone
Institution: University of California San Diego
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Willingness to Pay for Cigarette Packaging Designs Before and After a Real-World RCT"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 21-Oct-22
Presenter: Andrea Villanti
Institution: Rutgers University
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Randomized Controlled Trials on Nicotine Messaging"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper #1| Paper #2| Paper #3| Paper #4
Date: 7-Oct-22
Presenter: Lisa Cox
Institution: University of Kansas
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Effect of Varenicline Added to Counseling on Smoking Cessation Among African American Daily Smokers"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Published Paper |Reading List
Date: 23-Sep-22
Presenter: Peter Hajek
Institution: Queen Mary University of London
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Electronic cigarettes versus nicotine patches for smoking cessation in pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial"
Links: Published Paper
Date: 9-Sep-22
Presenter: Susan Athey, Miguel Hernan, Elizabeth Stuart
Institution: Stanford University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University
Presentation Type: Panel
Presentation Title: "Causal Inference Methods Across Disciplines: Opportunities and Challenges for Tobacco Research"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 26-Aug-22
Presenter: Aisha Baisalova
Institution: Charles University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Exploring Border Effects: Sensitivity of Cigarette Consumption to Excise Tax"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 12-Aug-22
Presenter: Katherine Meckel
Institution: University of California San Diego
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Effect of Smoking on Mental Health: Evidence from a Randomized Trial"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 29-Jul-22
Presenter: Marcus Munafo
Institution: University of Bristol
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Using Mendelian randomization to explore the gateway hypothesis"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 15-Jul-22
Presenter: Dhaval Dave
Institution: Bentley University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Have Recreational Marijuana Laws Undermined Progress on Adult Tobacco Use?"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper|Published Paper (July 2023)
Date: 1-Jul-22
Presenter: Hai Nguyen
Institution: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Evaluation of Canadian E-Cigarette Policies"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 17-Jun-22
Presenter: Shaoying Ma
Institution: Ohio State University
Presentation Type: Workshop
Presentation Title: "How to Scrape Online Information: With Application to Online Vape Shops"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 3-Jun-22
Presenter: Rachana Bhatt
Institution: University System of Georgia
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Impact of Tobacco-Free School Laws on Student & Staff Smoking Behavior"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 20-May-22
Presenter: Erica Mtenga
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Effect of Vertical Identification Card Laws on Youth Tobacco Use"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 6-May-22
Presenter: Ying Yao
Institution: Asian Growth Research Institute
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Does Restricting the Availability of Cigarettes Reduce Smoking?"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 22-Apr-22
Presenter: Leontine Goldzahl
Institution: EDHEC Business School (France)
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy: A Multicentre RCT"
Links: Video|Q&A| Paper
Date: 8-Apr-22
Presenter: Jon Oliver
Institution: U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Impact of Smoke-Free Air Laws and Conventional Cigarette Taxes on Cardiovascular Hospitalizations"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 25-Mar-22
Presenter: Lauren Hoehn-Velasco
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Long-Term Impact of Early-Life Cigarette Taxes on Adult Pre-Pregnancy and Prenatal Smoking"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper|Published Paper (December 2022)
Date: 4-Mar-22
Presenter: Aryn Phillips
Institution: Northwestern University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Cigarettes Smoked Following CVS Health's Tobacco-Free Pharmacy Policy"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 18-Feb-22
Presenter: Dan Sacks
Institution: Indiana University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Cigarette Taxes, Smoking, and Health in the Long Run"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 4-Feb-22
Presenter: Rizki Siregar
Institution: University of Mainz
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Exposure to Television Ads as a Driver of Smoking Prevalence"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 21-Jan-22
Presenter: Bo Feng
Institution: American Institutes for Research
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Effect of E-Cigarette Taxes on Pre-pregnancy and Prenatal Smoking"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Working Paper
Date: 7-Jan-22
Presenter: Alex Liber
Institution: Georgetown University
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Evaluating the Impact of Regulatory Policies Using Tobacco Sales Data"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 17-Dec-21
Presenter: Abigail S. Friedman
Institution: Yale University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Intended and Unintended Effects of E-cigarette Taxes on Youth Tobacco Use"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper|Published Paper (January 2023)
Date: 3-Dec-21
Presenter: Nancy Rigotti
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard University Medical School
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Leveraging Hospitalization to Promote Smoking Cessation in Clinical Settings"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 13-Nov-21
Presenter: Justin White
Institution: University of California, San Francisco
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Estimating Biases in Smoking Cessation: Evidence from a Field Experiment"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper
Date: 29-Oct-21
Presenter: Julia Dennett
Institution: Yale University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Long-Run Impacts of Cigarette Taxes on Smoking"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Published Paper (May 2023)
Date: 15-Oct-21
Presenter: Robert West
Institution: University College London
Presentation Type: Workshop
Presentation Title: "Conducting, Reporting and Interpreting Randomised Trials in Tobacco Control"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper|Published Paper (March 2022)
Date: 1-Oct-21
Presenter: Maxwell Chomas
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The Effect of Tobacco Regulation on Prenatal Smoking and Infant Mortality"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 17-Sep-21
Presenter: Jamie Hartmann-Boyce
Institution: University of Oxford
Presentation Type: Workshop
Presentation Title: "Cochrane Living Systematic Review of E-cigarettes for Smoking Cessation"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A| Paper
Date: 3-Sep-21
Presenter: Paul Rodriguez-Lesmes
Institution: Universidad del Rosario
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Tobacco Policies in Informal Economies"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper #1|Working Paper #2|Published Paper (January 2023)
Date: 19-Aug-21
Presenter: Joseph Sabia
Institution: San Diego State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Do State Tobacco-21 Laws Work?"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Published Paper (December 2023)
Date: 5-Aug-21
Presenter: Victoria Barone
Institution: UCLA
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Tobacco Consumption Habits in Argentina"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 22-Jul-21
Presenter: Kai-Wen Cheng
Institution: Governors State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Impact of Vaping Restrictions in Public Places on Smoking and Vaping"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Published Paper (August 2022)
Date: 8-Jul-21
Presenter: Neal Benowitz, Joanna Cohen, Michael Cummings
Institution: University of California San Francisco, Johns Hopkins University, Medical University of South Carolina
Presentation Type: Panel
Presentation Title: "Conflicts of Interest in Tobacco Research"
Links: Video|Q&A|Reading List
Date: 24-Jun-21
Presenter: Ernest Dorilas
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Tobacco surcharges reduce marketplace enroll rates, especially in rural counties"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Published Paper (March 2022)
Date: 10-Jun-21
Presenter: Christopher Carpenter
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Intended and unintended effects of banning menthol cigarettes"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper|Published Paper (August 2021)
Date: 27-May-21
Presenter: Ce Shang
Institution: The Ohio State University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The taxation and pricing of heated tobacco products (HTPs)."
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Published Paper (July 2022)
Date: 13-May-21
Presenter: Kym Sterling
Institution: University of Texas
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "The measurement of little cigar and cigarillo use and the assessment of tobacco regulatory policies using discrete choice experiments"
Links: Partial Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 29-Apr-21
Presenter: Rahi Abouk
Institution: William Patterson University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Impacts of Tobacco 21 on Cigarette and E-cigarette Use among Adolescents"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper|Published Paper (March 2024)
Date: 15-Apr-21
Presenter: John Buckell
Institution: University of Oxford
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Harm Reduction for Smokers Who do not Want to Quit: Using Tobacco Policy to Encourage Switching to E-cigarettes"
Links: Video|Slides|Published Paper (January 2022)
Date: 1-Apr-21
Presenter: Anne Burton
Institution: Cornell University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The impact of smoking bans in bars and restaurants on alcohol consumption, smoking, and alcohol-related externalities"
Links: Video|Slides|Working Paper
Date: 18-Mar-21
Presenter: Mariana Gerstenbluth
Institution: Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Repugnant Warnings, Addiction, and Rational Choice"
Links: Video|Slides
Date: 4-Mar-21
Presenter: David Levy
Institution: Georgetown University
Presentation Type: Workshop
Presentation Title: "A Workshop on Tobacco Antitrust Analysis: A Case Study of the Altria-Juul Merger"
Links: Video|Slides
Date: 18-Feb-21
Presenter: David Hammond
Institution: University of Waterloo
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "The Impact of Vaping Policies on Youth Vaping: Findings from the ITC Youth Surveys in Canada, England, and the US, 2017-2020"
Links: Slides
Date: 4-Feb-21
Presenter: Michael Darden
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Cities and Smoking"
Links: Video|Slides|Working Paper|Published Paper (March 2021)
Date: 21-Jan-21
Presenter: Frank Leone
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Tobacco Dependence Treatment in Behavioral Health"
Links: Video|Slides
Date: 8-Jan-21
Presenter: Hunt Allcott
Institution: Microsoft Research and Harvard University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Optimal regulation of e-cigarettes: Theory and evidence"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper
Date: 17-Dec-20
Presenter: (1) Arjun Teotia / (2) Daphne Wu
Institution: (1) Georgia State University / (2) University of Toronto
Presentation Type: Mini Traditional
Presentation Title: "(1) Effect of Cigar and Cigarette Taxes in Reducing Youth Smoking / (2) Impact of vaping introduction on cigarette smoking among young adults in four high-income countries- An interrupted time series analysis"
Links: Video|Slides #1|Slides #2|Q&A|Working Paper #1
Date: 4-Dec-20
Presenter: Catherine Maclean
Institution: Temple University
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "The effects of e-cigarette taxes on e-cigarette prices and tobacco product sales: Evidence from retail panel data"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A|Working Paper|Published Paper (September 2022)
Date: 13-Nov-20
Presenter: Armando Meier
Institution: University of Lausanne
Presentation Type: Traditional
Presentation Title: "Tobacco sales prohibition and teen smoking"
Links: Video|Slides|Working Paper|Published Paper (August 2021)
Date: 30-Oct-20
Presenter: Scott Halpern
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Leveraging loss aversion and present bias to improve incentives for smoking cessation"
Links: Video|Slides|Q&A
Date: 16-Oct-20
Presenter: Donald Kenkel
Institution: Cornell University
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Vaping, Consumer Risk Perceptions, and Advertising"
Links: Video|Slides
Date: 2-Oct-20
Presenter: David L. Ashley
Institution: Georgia State University
Presentation Type: Workshop
Presentation Title: "US FDA Center for Tobacco Products Regulation and Scientific Decision-Making"
Links: Video|Slides
Date: 18-Sep-20
Presenter: Jody Sindelar
Institution: Yale University
Presentation Type: Grand Rounds
Presentation Title: "Regulation of Flavors in E-cigarettes: Methods, Findings, Meaning"
Links: Video|Slides
Date: 4-Sep-20
Presenter: Jean-Francois Etter
Institution: University of Geneva
Presentation Type: Workshop
Presentation Title: "The gateway theory and e-cigarettes"
Links: Video|Slides