SWEET PERSUASION: SOFT DRINKS, SCHOOL FUNDING, AND CHILDREN'S HEALTH
Wen You (),
Paul Mitchell () and
No 20129, 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
"Pouring rights" contracts between soft drink companies and schools have created substantial controversy. Treating the issue as externality problem, we analyze the Pigouvian tax solution and propose a contract between the government and schools to provide an incentive compatible method for government to utilize the tax revenue.
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