Boydoyd Swinburn
University of Auckland
Publications 573
#1Apurva Kasture (University of Auckland)
#2Stefanie Vandevijvere (University of Auckland)H-Index: 26
Last.Boydoyd Swinburn (University of Auckland)H-Index: 68
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Objectives To benchmark comprehensiveness, specificity and transparency of the nutrition-related commitments of major food companies in New Zealand.
#1Tony Blakely (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 47
#2Nhung NghiemH-Index: 11
Last.Christine L. CleghornH-Index: 13
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Background Food taxes and subsidies are one intervention to address poor diets. Price elasticity (PE) matrices are commonly used to model the change in food purchasing. Usually a PE matrix is generated in one setting then applied to another setting with differing starting consumption and prices of foods. This violates econometric assumptions resulting in likely misestimation of total food consumption. We illustrate rescaling all consumption after applying a PE matrix using a total food expenditu...
#1Julia M. Appel (Tufts University)
#2Karen J. Fullerton (Tufts University)H-Index: 2
Last.Ross A. Hammond (Brookings Institution)H-Index: 19
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Shape Up Under 5 (SUU5) was a two-year early childhood obesity prevention pilot study in Somerville, Massachusetts (2015–2017) designed to test a novel conceptual framework called Stakeholder-driven Community Diffusion. For whole-of-community interventions, this framework posits that diffusion of stakeholders’ knowledge about and engagement with childhood obesity prevention efforts through their social networks will improve the implementation of health-promoting policy and practice changes inten...
#1Wilma E Waterlander (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 10
#2Yannan Jiang (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 26
Last.Tony Blakely (University of Otago)H-Index: 47
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Summary Background Most evidence on health-related food taxes and subsidies relies on observational data and effects on single nutrients or foods instead of total diet. The aim of this study was to measure the effect of randomly assigned food price variations on consumer purchasing, where sets of prices emulated commonly discussed food tax and subsidy policies, including a subsidy on fruit and vegetables, a sweetened beverage tax, and taxes on foods according to sugar, sodium, and saturated fat ...
#1Matt Kasman (Brookings Institution)H-Index: 2
#2Ross A. Hammond (Brookings Institution)H-Index: 19
Last.Melanie Nichols (Deakin University)H-Index: 18
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