The Problem With the Soda Tax

Telling us that Berkeley’s sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax had fizzled, an August 2015 paper explained why. Where are we going? To the unpredictable impact of a soda tax. The Berkeley SSB Tax…

The Cigarette Tax Problem

Deciding whether they want revenue, prohibition or smuggling, lawmakers have to decide how high to make sin taxes on items like cigarettes.…

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