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Cost-effectiveness of volumetric alcohol taxation in Australia.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the potential health benefits and cost savings of an alcohol tax rate that applies equally to all alcoholic beverages based on their alcohol content (volumetric tax) and to compare the cost savings with the cost of implementation. DESIGN AND SETTING: Mathematical modelling of three scenarios of volumetric alcohol taxation for the population of Australia: (i) no change in deadweight loss, (ii) no change in tax revenue, and (iii) all alcoholic beverages taxed at the same...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Medical journal of Australia
Volume:
192
Issue:
8
Pages:
439-443
Publication date:
2010-04-05
EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
URN:
uuid:3908e63e-7792-4adb-866c-2dc76d2e6138
Source identifiers:
489895
Local pid:
pubs:489895

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