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Estimation of price elasticities of demand for alcohol in the United Kingdom

  title={Estimation of price elasticities of demand for alcohol in the United Kingdom},
  author={J. Sousa},
Price elasticities of demand for alcohol products are used by HMRC to quantify changes in alcohol consumption in response to changes in price of alcohol. They are one of the key inputs to HMRC’s estimates of the tax revenue impacts of changes in UK alcohol duty rates. This paper estimates ownand cross-price elasticities in both the onand the off-trade for all five major categories of alcohol: beer, wine, cider, spirits and ‘ready-to-drink’ products. We use data from the Living Costs and Food… Expand

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