Why taxing meat could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year (World Economic Forum)
- Impact Area
The World Economic Forum published an article about the recent sentiment that consuming red and processed meats can have detrimental health effects such as heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer. IFPRI research fellows Keith Wiebe and Sherman Robinson’s research was included in the article analyzing the impact of regulated red and processed meat consumption through a health tax on meat.
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