Do excise taxes save lives? The Irish experience with alcohol taxation.

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This paper studies the effects of changes in the level of indirect taxation of alcoholic beverages on alcohol-related problems. Using time series data for Ireland the following topics are explored: (1) the effect of changes in taxation on the retail price of alcohol; (2) the effect of changes in the retail price on the consumption of alcohol; and (3) the… (More)

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@article{Walsh1987DoET, title={Do excise taxes save lives? The Irish experience with alcohol taxation.}, author={Brendan M. Walsh}, journal={Accident; analysis and prevention}, year={1987}, volume={19 6}, pages={433-48} }