In 2009–10, 17 states considered expanding taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) as a potential source of funds and a means to curb obesity. This article examines the various types of soda tax proposals, the underlying economic theory, and the anticipated impact of the proposed taxes on different population groups.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Chicago Fed Letter|
|State||Published - 2011|