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Knox, Jones-Smith, and Co-authors Publish New Research on Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax

Posted: 9/28/2023 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Affiliates, Melissa Knox (Economics), Jessica Jones-Smith (Public Health), and co-authors published their article “Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax implementation and changes in interior marketing displays” in the Journal of Public Health Policy, where they assessed changes in interior marketing displays within large food stores before and after the implementation of Seattle’s SSB tax. The authors used Poisson difference-in-difference (DID) models to estimate whether presence and variety of interior beverage marketing displays in Seattle changed from before to after the tax compared to displays in non-taxed comparison area stores, overall, and by beverage type.

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