John A. Tauras, PhD

Associate Professor of Economics

John Tauras is an associate professor of economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Faculty Affiliate at the Institute of Health Research and Policy, where he is recognized as a Fellow

Recent and Noteworthy Publications

Tauras JA, Chaloupka FJ, Moor G, Henderson PN, Leischow SJ. Effect of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act on casino admissions and revenue. Tob Control. 2018;27(e2):e130–e135. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-053966 [See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Xu X, Huang J, et al. State tobacco control expenditures and tax paid cigarette sales. PLoS One. 2018;13(4):e0194914. Published 2018 Apr 13. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0194914. [See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Peck RM, Cheng KW, Chaloupka FJ. Graphic Warning Labels and the Cost Savings from Reduced Smoking among Pregnant Women. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(2):164. Published 2017 Feb 8. doi:10.3390/ijerph14020164  [See abstract.]

Chaloupka FJ, Tauras JA, Strasser JH, Willis G, Gibson JT, Hartman AM. A comparison of alternative methods for measuring cigarette prices. Tob Control. 2015 May;24(3):269-74. [See abstract.]

Huang J, Tauras J, Chaloupka FJ. The impact of price and tobacco control policies on the demand for electronic nicotine delivery systems. Tob Control. 2014;23:iii41–iii47. [See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Chaloupka FJ, Quah AC, Fong GT. The economics of tobacco control: evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project. Tob Control. 2014;23 Suppl 1:i1-i3. [See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Chaloupka FJ, Keith JD, Brown DP, Meyer JB. Economic impact of a noncomprehensive smoke-free air law. Health Promot Pract. 2014 Jul;15(4):521-9. [See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Huang J, Chaloupka FJ. Differential impact of tobacco control policies on youth sub-populations. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013;10(9):4306-22. [See abstract.]

Levy D, Blackman K, Tauras J, Chaloupka F, Villanti A, Niaura R, et al. Quit attempts and quit rates among menthol and nonmenthol smokers in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2011;101(7):1241-7. [See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Levy D, Chaloupka FJ, Villanti A, Niaura RS, Vallone D, et al. Menthol and non-menthol smoking: the impact of prices and smoke-free air laws. Addiction. 2010;105 Suppl 1:115-23.[See abstract.]

Moore RS, McLellan DL, Tauras JA, Fagan P. Securing the health of disadvantaged women: a critical investigation of tobacco-control policy effects on women worldwide. Am J Prev Med. 2009;37(2 Suppl):S117-20.[See abstract.]

Tauras JA. Differential impact of state tobacco control policies among race and ethnic groups. Addiction. 2007;102 Suppl 2:95-103. Review.[See abstract.]

Powell LM, Tauras JA, Ross H. The importance of peer effects, cigarette prices and tobacco control policies for youth smoking behavior. J Health Econ. 2005;24(5):950-968.[See abstract.]

Tauras JA. Can public policy deter smoking escalation among young adults? J Policy Anal Manage. 2005;24(4):771-784.[See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Chaloupka FJ, Emery S. The impact of advertising on nicotine replacement therapy demand. Soc Sci Med. 2005;60(10):2351-2358.[See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Chaloupka FJ, Farrelly MC, Giovino GA, Wakefield M, Johnston LD, et al. State tobacco control spending and youth smoking. Am J Public Health. 2005;95(2):338-344.[See abstract.]

Tauras JA, Chaloupka FJ. The demand for nicotine replacement therapies. Nicotine Tob Res. 2003;5(2):237-243.[See abstract.]