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Estimated impacts of alternative Australian alcohol taxation structures on consumption, public health and government revenues.

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OBJECTIVE: To examine health and economic implications of modifying taxation of alcohol in Australia. DESIGN AND SETTING: Economic and epidemiological modelling of four scenarios for changing the current taxation of alcohol products, including: replacing the wine equalisation tax (WET) with a volumetric tax; applying an equal tax rate to all beverages equivalent to a 10% increase in the current excise applicable to spirits and ready-to-drink products; applying an excise tax rate that increas...

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10.5694/mja13.10605

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Medical journal of Australia
Volume:
199
Issue:
9
Pages:
619-622
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
URN:
uuid:b5e16331-c70f-490d-be66-61d864b3b197
Source identifiers:
489883
Local pid:
pubs:489883

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