Alcohol consumption and Tax Differentials Between Beer, Wine and Spirits

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Henry Saffer;
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    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | education | health care economics and organizations

Several public health interest groups in the United States have recently called for equalization of the federal tax on a unit of alcohol in beer, in wine and in spirits. This paper provides some new empirical evidence of what effect alcohol tax differentials have on tot... View more
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