Unintended Consequences: The Economic Impact of the Sugar Tax on Small Stores and Bakeries in Mexico

Unintended Consequences: The Economic Impact of the Sugar Tax on Small Stores and Bakeries in Mexico

(originally published on 4 January 2017, The Diplomatic Courier)

The Diplomatic Courier published an article on economic impacts of the sugar tax on small businesses in Mexico on 4 January 2017.

The article discusses negative economic consequences of the beverage and food tax, introduced in 2014, on small businesses around Mexico.

Read the full article here:

http://www.diplomaticourier.com/2017/01/04/unintended-consequences-economic-impact-sugar-tax-small-stores-bakeries-mexico/

Soda Down in Mexico, Obesity Not So Much

Soda Down in Mexico, Obesity Not So Much

(originally published on 16 December 2016, ConscienHealth)

The ConscienHealth published an article on the actual results of the sugar tax in Mexico on 16 December 2016.

The article argues, based on new results from Mexico’s 2016 National Health and Nutrition Survey, that despite the sugar tax introduction in 2014, there has been an increase in nationwide obesity of Mexican adults between 2012 and 2016.

Read the full article here:

http://conscienhealth.org/2016/12/soda-mexico-obesity-not-much/

The sugar levy is economic lunacy. A rethink is urgently needed

The sugar levy is economic lunacy. A rethink is urgently needed

(originally published on 22 August 2016, The Health Spectator)

The Health Spectator published an article on economic implications of the sugar levy on 22 August 2016.

The article assesses the pros and cons of the sugar levy in the UK and suggests a strong rethink of the strategy based on basic economic principles.

Read the full article here:

https://health.spectator.co.uk/the-sugar-levy-is-economic-lunacy-a-rethink-is-urgently-needed/?utm_content=buffer7ddba&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer