Taxation of Beverage Alcohol

This IARD Policy Review summarizes the evidence on excise taxation of alcohol beverages.

IARD Policy Reviews cover the evidence on the impact of policy measures on drinking patterns and outcomes. They offer an overview of the key literature and provide the reader with an extensive bibliography that refers to original research on each topic. The Reviews attempt to present the balance of the available evidence. They do not necessarily reflect the views of IARD or its sponsoring companies.

Last Reviewed: April 2018