Adam J. Hoffer

Adam J. Hoffer

Adam J. Hoffer is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. He earned his PhD in economics at West Virginia University in 2012 with emphases in public economics and natural resource economics. He earned his BA in economics with a minor in business administration from Washington and Jefferson College. His primary research interests include political economy, public choice, and public finance.

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Adam J. Hoffer | March 13, 2013
Dr. Adam Hoffer discusses his research on “sin taxes”: excise taxes on such goods as alcohol, tobacco, and unhealthy foods. He breaks down how particular sin taxes affect different demographics, analyzes whether these taxes actually produce the intended results, and points out some of the quirkiest sin taxes currently on the books in the United States…
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