Cost-effective design of economic instruments in nutrition policy

  title={Cost-effective design of economic instruments in nutrition policy},
  author={J\orgen Dejg{\aa}rd Jensen and Sinne Smed},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  pages={10 - 10}
This paper addresses the potential for using economic regulation, e.g. taxes or subsidies, as instruments to combat the increasing problems of inappropriate diets, leading to health problems such as obesity, diabetes 2, cardiovascular diseases etc. in most countries. Such policy measures may be considered as alternatives or supplements to other regulation instruments, including information campaigns, bans or enhancement of technological solutions to the problems of obesity or related diseases… CONTINUE READING
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