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Study on the European Commission Inception Impact Assessment on Excise Duties on Alcohol and Alcoholic Beverages


10th July 2017


Today the IAI is publishing a study scrutinising the European Commission Inception Impact Assessment on:


Structures of excise duties on alcohol and alcoholic beverages – 2017/TAXUD/002


published on 1st March 2017.


The study, authored by Mauro Baronti, Simon Godwin, Erik Akse and Fiona Dubernet, finds that the IIA is a mostly sound basis for evidence-based policy making in this domain, with only a few cases of evidence not being fully presented.


As part of the Institute's standard peer review process, scientific and factual comments on the content of the study are invited from any stakeholder at any time to inform a potential revision.

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