( 251 results found )
Presentation
Alcohol consumption is associated with costs to society due to its impact on crime and health. Tax can lead consumers to internalise these externalities.
IFS Working Paper W17/02
Alcohol consumption is associated with costs to society due to its impact on crime and health. Tax can lead consumers to internalise these externalities.
Journal article | International Journal of Industrial Organization
We want to understand how important market frictions are in stifling the transmission of ideas from one firm to another. We use comprehensive data on patent applications from the European Patent Office and a multiple spells duration model to provide estimates that suggest that they are substantial.
Observation
In Budget 2016 the Chancellor announced a ‘soft drinks industry levy’ that aims to reduce consumption of sugar sweetened soft drinks. The levy is due to take effect from April 2018 with two rates, one applying to mid-sugar drinks (with 5-8 grams of sugar per 100 millilitres) and a higher rate ...
External publication
We present a method to estimate preferences in the presence of unobserved choice set heterogeneity.
Presentation
This presentation was held at the Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance
Newspaper article
The rise in obesity has largely been attributed to an increase in calorie consumption. This column investigates this claim by examining the evolving consumption and lifestyles of English households between 1980 and 2013. While there has been an increase in calories from restaurants, fast food, soft ...
Journal article | Journal of the European Economic Association
Rachel Griffith, Melanie Lührmann and Rodrigo Lluberas
The rise in obesity has largely been attributed to an increase in calorie consumption. We show that official government household survey data indicate that calories have declined in England between 1980 and 2013; while there has been an increase in calories from food out at restaurants, fast food, ...
Journal article | Review of International Economics
We provide evidence on how changes in the use of high-skilled workers (inventors) in a foreign location affect a firm's domestic use of the same type of worker. We exploit rich data that provide variation in the location of inventors within multinational firms across industries and countries to ...
Presentation
Presentation given at CREST, Paris.