Journal Article

Exploring the Economic Effects of the Opioid Epidemic

Abstract: Hundreds of thousands of Americans have died from opioid overdoses in recent years. What has this epidemic done to the economy? And why is the crisis so much worse right here in the Third District?

Keywords: regional economics; drugs; opioid crises;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Economic Insights

Publication Date: 2019-04

Volume: 4

Issue: 2

Pages: 1-7