Partial versus General Equilibrium Calorie and Revenue Effects Associated with a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

Taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages have been widely proposed to combat the U.S. obesity crisis. Most previous work has found the effects of a SSB tax to be small to moderate. We address three limitations. First, we incorporate the supply side via a stochastic equilibrium displacement model. Second,...

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Main Authors: Senarath Dharmasena, George Davis, Oral Jr. Capps
Format: Article
Published: Western Agricultural Economics Association 2014-08-01
Series:Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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