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The Costs of Restrictive Trade Policies in the Presence of Factor Tax Distortions

Abstract This paper uses a numerical general equilibrium model to examine the quantitative importance of pre-existing factor tax distortions for the welfare effects of tariffs...

Should Alcohol Taxes Be Raised?

Although excise taxes on beer, wine, and spirits raise about $15 billion a year in revenue for federal and state governments, current alcohol tax rates...

Alcohol/Leisure Complementarity: Empirical Estimates and Implications for Tax Policy

Sarah E. West Ian W.H. Parry Abstract This paper provides a first attempt to estimate the cross-price elasticity between alcoholic beverages and leisure, which is...
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