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Aziani, Alberto, Jonathan Kulick, Neill Norman, and James E. Prieger, “Empty Discarded Pack Data and the Prevalence of Illicit Trade in Cigarettes” (January 17, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2906015.
Datafile [ID of datafile used], dated [date]. ITTP Resource Center Empty Discarded Pack Data, BOTEC Analysis, LLC. Available at IllicitTobaccoInfo.com
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Datafile “BOTEC cleaned EDP data v1_0.dta”, dated January 13, 2017. ITTP Resource Center Empty Discarded Pack Data, BOTEC Analysis, LLC. Available at IllicitTobaccoInfo.com
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