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GST Reform in Australia: Implications of Estimating Price Elasticities of Demand for Food

Hasan, Syed; Sinning, Mathias

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This paper uses detailed information about household supermarket purchases from the Australian Nielsen Homescan Survey to estimate price elasticities of demand for a range of food categories. An instrumental variable strategy is employed to address endogeneity issues. The estimates obtained from our analysis are used to study five scenarios in which the rate of the goods and services tax (GST) on food categories is increased or in which the tax base is broadened to include currently GST-free...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/204319
Source: Economic Record
DOI: 10.1111/1475-4932.12412

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