Taxation as a Consumption Behavior Modifier: An Experimental Economics Study
Nolan E Sroczynski
Consumers are presented with various prices depending on where we shop, and what good we are purchasing. For example, buying clothing at a local store has a list price and then a sales tax is added at the register, whereas buying gas already has the tax applied to the sticker price. As organizations and governments attempt to reduce some consumption behaviors, there is reason to understand how various taxation can effect the buying behavior of the consumer. This research creates a behavioral economics study to analyze such effects in a laboratory setting which will allow future research to use such methods instead of using natural settings such as a store.
Honors Thesis - Undergraduate
Primary Advisor's Department
Economics and Finance
Stander Symposium project
"Taxation as a Consumption Behavior Modifier: An Experimental Economics Study" (2017). Stander Symposium Projects. 1068.