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The Incidence of Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: The Case of Berkeley, California

John Cawley, David Frisvold

NBER Working Paper No. 21465
Issued in August 2015

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We thank Kenneth Couch and three anonymous referees for helpful comments. We thank our research assistants Natalie Veldhouse and Marcus Cassidy for collecting the price data from stores, and Barton Willage for data analysis. The authors thank the Department of Economics at the University of Iowa for financial support and Cawley thanks the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for its support through an Investigator Award in Health Policy Research. We thank the following people for helpful comments and discussions: Ana Balsa, Kitt Carpenter, Jennifer Falbe, Kristine Madsen, Shu Wen Ng, Barry Popkin, Kyle Rozema, participants at the International Health Economics Association World Congress and Obesity Week, and seminar participants at Johns Hopkins University and the National University of Ireland Galway. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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