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Juan Carlos Salgado Hernández

PhD in Health Policy and Management, 2019

Dissertation: Simulation of alternative tax policies for sugar-sweetened beverages: Consumer and producer outcomes in Mexico

Advisors: Shu Wen Ng and Justin G. Trogdon

Dr. Salgado is now a researcher at the Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (INSP), Centro de Investigación en Sistemas de Salud (CISS).


Salgado Hernández JC, Ng SW. Simulating international tax designs on sugar-sweetened beverages in Mexico. PLOS ONE. 2021 Aug 19;16(8):e0253748. view full text

Salgado JC, Ng SW. Understanding heterogeneity in price changes and firm responses to a national unhealthy food tax in Mexico. Food Policy. 2019 Dec 1;89:101783. view full text

Pedraza LS, Popkin BM, Salgado JC, Taillie LSMexican households’ purchases of foods and beverages vary by store-type, taxation status, and SES. Nutrients. 2018 Aug 8;10(8). view full text

Colchero MA, Salgado JC, Unar-Munguía M, Molina M, Ng SW, Rivera-Dommarco JA. Changes in prices after an excise tax to sugar sweetened beverages was implemented in Mexico: evidence from urban areas. PLoS ONE. Dec 2015; 10(12) view full text