These papers are usually written by experts outside the
Institute of Alcohol Studies. They aim to provide accessible summaries
of key policy areas, as well as overviews of substantive theoretical
debates within the academic literature.
Is alcohol too cheap in the UK? The case for setting a Minimum Unit Price for alcohol
Tim Stockwell, PhD and Gerald Thomas, PhD
Centre for Addictions Research, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Download pdf 590kb (April 2013)
Internet influences on adolescent attitudes to alcohol
Alex Hartigan & Natalie Coe
Download Summary Version pdf 97kb (31 May 2012)
Download Final Version pdf 1.2mb (31 May 2012)
Please note, this report is the pre-publication full report, and may be abridged for peer review
Conflict of interest in the alcoholic drinks industry:
how important are ‘unhealthy drinkers’ in total UK consumption?
Download pdf 403kb (December 2009)
A different version of this paper has also been published in
Alcohol and Alcoholism, the International Journal of the Medical
Council on Alcohol. (How will Alcohol Sales in the UK be Affected if
Drinkers Follow Government Guidelines? Vol 44, No.5, pp-523-528, 2009)
Trends in the Affordability of Alcohol in Europe
Download pdf 393kb (October 2008)
Trends in the Affordability of Alcohol in the UK
Download pdf 170kb (September 2008)
Use of Alcohol as a Loss-leader.
Download pdf 89kb (June 2008)
Insurance, Solving some alcohol problems and causing others.
Download pdf 271kb (June 2007)
Youth, Alcohol, and the Emergence of the Post-modern Alcohol Order
Kevin J Brain
Download pdf 341kb (Updated 7 September 2007)
Crime and Disorder, Binge Drinking and the Licensing Act 2003
Download pdf 338kb ( Last update November 2008)