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Merit Goods: How to encourage more Cycling and walking

Merit Goods: How to encourage more Cycling and walking | Externalities | Scoop.it

Cycling and walking should be the norm for short journeys, experts say.


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Mr Jackson's curator insight, November 5, 2013 2:35 PM

An example of how this article contains examples of merit goods

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Encouraging consumption of merit goods: Ditch the car to walk or cycle short journeys 'for healthier Britain'

Encouraging consumption of merit goods: Ditch the car to walk or cycle short journeys 'for healthier Britain' | Externalities | Scoop.it
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence says 'invisible burden' of inactivity and obesity as harmful as smoking...

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Negative Externalities and Obesity- Evaluation: Fat pledge 'a drop in the ocean'

Negative Externalities and Obesity- Evaluation: Fat pledge 'a drop in the ocean' | Externalities | Scoop.it

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Matt Smith's curator insight, October 26, 2013 7:16 AM

Think about  the impact of changes and whether they will have any real effect.

markkennedy8's curator insight, December 4, 2013 5:22 AM

How effective would the Government measures be?

How elastic are these products?  Does that make a difference ?

Lisa's curator insight, February 27, 2015 9:31 AM

Revise this for Merit/Demerit

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Tackling negative externalities: Fat-Fighting Strategy To Slim Down Nation

Tackling negative externalities: Fat-Fighting Strategy To Slim Down Nation | Externalities | Scoop.it

Leading supermarkets and food firms sign up to a Department of Health initiative to cut harmful saturated fats from British diets.


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Demerit Good: Tax chocolate to beat obesity, say doctors

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Chocoholics face a fight with daft doctors who want to slam heavy taxes on their favourite treat.


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