Study Materials

1. Textbook

 Chapter 6 

2. Read Lecture Slides

3. Extra Readings

Canada: Govt. Policies to address Drinking.

Alcohol Policy in Canada

Global – Health effects of Alcohol

Alcohol attributable deaths

 Watch the video on Japan’s Sales Tax 
Questions to consider – What kind of tax, on what goods, what’s the motivation for the tax?

Lecture Slides



1. TAXES & Dead Weight Loss (Consumer Surplus)

2. Elasticity and Tax Incidence

3. TAXES – Perfectly Elastic Supply / Perfectly Inelastic Supply

4. Case Study