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Fiscal policies for healthy diets: Can taxes and subsidies change what you buy?

Governments often use taxes and subsidies as a tool to disincentivize and incentivize people’s diets and eating habits.
This systematic review by 3ie examines how fiscal policies affect purchasing of healthy and unhealthy food among citizens of different countries. It finds that Health information campaigns delivered in conjunction with the rollout of fiscal policies may facilitate beneficial effects on consumption and diet.

Read the brief here:
GIZ-FP-SR-brief.pdf (3ieimpact.org)