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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Taxing Snack Foods: Manipulating Diet Quality or Financing Information Programs?

Fred Kuchler, Abebayehu Tegene and J. Michael Harris.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economics of Health; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 7275 words.

This paper investigates consumers' likely response to a proposed tax on snack foods that addresses public health issues generated by rising U.S. obesity rates. We estimate demands for...

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Market Structure, Competition from Assisted Living Facilities, and Quality in the Nursing Home Industry

John R. Bowblis.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8881 words.

The effort to provide more long-term care in community-based settings has caused an expansion in the supply of assisted living beds, yet little is known about the interrelationship between...

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