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Rebekah Stroud

Rebekah Stroud

Research Economist


BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics (First Class Honours), University of Oxford, 2017



Rebekah joined the IFS in 2017 as a Research Economist in the Industrial Organisation and Demand sector. She is currently involved in a research project that studies the effects of advertising on fast food purchases.

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External publication
Advertising of high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) food and drink during children’s television programmes has been banned in the UK since 2007. The Government has recently announced that they will consult on further advertising restrictions for products high in fat, salt and sugar on TV.
The government has launched a consultation on whether to ban the advertising of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar on television before the 9pm watershed. But the impact of such restrictions would depend on how firms change their advertising strategies following the ban.