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Effectiveness of a carbon tax to promote a climate-friendly food consumption

Wisdom Dogbe and José M. Gil

Food Policy, 2018, vol. 79, issue C, 235-246

Abstract: •Tax policy scenarios have been defined according EU goals.•Taxes contribute to reduce the consumption of the food with higher footprint.•A revenue-neutral tax scenario could be a plausible policy alternative.•Taxes would mainly affect negatively households with kids or with younger heads.

Date: 2018
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