Why plans to impose a ‘Meat Tax’ are going to be a disaster

Some economists want to make it more expensive for the less well-off to enjoy a clear revealed pleasure: eating red and processed meat. The average household in the poorest fifth of the income distribution dedicates 1.3 percent of spending towards it. That’s over double average household spending in the richest quintile. Yet meat is now a new “public … Continue reading Why plans to impose a ‘Meat Tax’ are going to be a disaster