Matthew Harding, associate professor of economics at the University of California Irvine, has studied how prices affect consumer behavior. In a study published earlier this year that examined data on 123m supermarket transactions, he and his colleagues simulated the effects of various types of taxes.

For the full story, please visit https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/27/obesity-childhood-trauma-sugar-tax.

 

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