Analysing and evaluating over consumption of sugar
Sugar and the health problems associated with excessive consumption has been in the news. Public Health England have finally produced a report making a number of policy recommendations for the government to consider sparking considerable debate concerning the efficacy of initiatives such as a sugar tax.
As this is just the sort of example examiners like to use for data response questions, this week’s EzyEconomics News takes a deep dive into the UK’s sugar bowl. It defines, analyses and evaluates the market failure and possible solutions associated with sugar consumption.