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The Effect of Prices on Nutrition: Comparing the Impact of Product- and Nutrient-Specific Taxes

Matthew Harding, Michael Lovenheim

NBER Working Paper No. 19781
Issued in January 2014, Revised in March 2014

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank USDA Economic Research Service for the opportunity granted under a Third Party Agreement with Nielsen. Research support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the UPS Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is gratefully acknowledged. Binying Liu provided excellent research assistance. We thank Jerry Hausman, Ephraim Leibtag, Arthur Lewbel, Aviv Nevo, and conference participants at the AEA Annual Meetings, the 2013 RWJ Healthy Eating Conference, and the 9th Conference on Industrial Organization and the Food Processing Industry, Toulouse, June 21-22, 2012 for excellent comments. 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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