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Food prices, tax reforms and consumer Welfare in Tanzania 1991–2007


  • Vincent Leyaro


  • Oliver Morrissey


  • Trudy Owens



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  • Vincent Leyaro & Oliver Morrissey & Trudy Owens, 2010. "Food prices, tax reforms and consumer Welfare in Tanzania 1991–2007," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 17(4), pages 430-450, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:itaxpf:v:17:y:2010:i:4:p:430-450 DOI: 10.1007/s10797-010-9139-7

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    Tanzania; Households; Food prices; Consumer welfare; Indirect tax reform; H20; H31; O55;

    JEL classification:

    • H20 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - General
    • H31 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - Household
    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa


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