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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2019, 1(5); doi: 10.25236/FSST.19010507.

The impact of a sugar tax on the economy


Zitong Zeng

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Zitong Zeng

University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK


As the proportion of obese people increases, many countries have begun to set sugary taxes to control the number of such obese people. On the whole, sugary tax can bring a lot of positive effects, but it still needs to reduce the negative impact of the sugar tax by strictly setting of sugar tax value and some supplementary measures.


Sugary tax; Economic loss; Market failure

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Zitong Zeng. The impact of a sugar tax on the economy. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2019) Vol. 1 Issue 5: 39-41. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.19010507.


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