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Bans vs. Fees: Disposable Carryout Bag Policies and Bag Usage

Rebecca L. Taylor and Sofia B. Villas-Boas.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics. 10012 words.

Using observational data on consumer carryout bag usage, we measure the effects of disposable bag policies on disposable and reusable bag demand. Our results show that plastic bag bans...

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Measuring Consumer Responses to a Bottled Water Tax Policy

Peter Berck, Jacob Moe-Lange, Andrew Stevens and Sofia Villas-Boas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9346 words.

Using panel data of retail purchases, we measure the effects of the introduction, and later removal, of a bottled-water tax in the state of Washington. We use a difference-in-differences...

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Milk Marketing Order Winners and Losers

Hayley H. Chouinard, David E. Davis, Jeffrey T. LaFrance and Jeffrey M. Perloff.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Agricultural Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 7863 words.

Determining the impacts on consumers of governmental policies that affect the demand for food products requires a theoretically consistent micro-level demand model. We estimate a system of...

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Predicting the Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes on Food and Beverage Demand in a Large Demand System

Chen Zhen, Eric A. Finkelstein, James M. Nonnemaker, Shawn A. Karns and Jessica E. Todd.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 13183 words.

A censored Exact Affine Stone Index incomplete demand system is estimated for 23 packaged foods and beverages and a numéraire good. Instrumental variables are used to control for endogenous...

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Taxing Food and Beverages: Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Yuqing Zheng, Edward W. McLaughlin and Harry M. Kaiser.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Public Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 11273 words.

We developed a theoretical framework to examine the effect of a change in sales or excise tax on food and beverage demand after considering that consumers may have imperfect tax knowledge,...

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