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A New View on Tobacco Taxation

Economic viewpoints on tobacco taxation typically seek to correct for the externailities imposed upon citizens by tobacco smokers. This new analysis seeks to account for these externalities, plus those incurred by family members of smokers, and [...]

March 15, 2010 // 2 Comments

The Big Apple’s fight over calorie content

The New York City Health Department sought to address the obesity epidemic by requiring certain restaurants to publicize nutritional information.  The federal Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1989 mandated the inclusion of nutritional [...]

December 8, 2009 // 1 Comment

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