November 23, 2014

Uncorking a Strange Brew: The Need for More Competition in Ontario’s Alcoholic Beverage Retailing System

August 20, 2014 – Paul Masson and Anindya Sen

The lack of competition in Ontario’s system for alcoholic beverage retailing causes higher prices for consumers and foregone government revenue, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Uncorking a Strange Brew: The Need for More Competition in Ontario’s Alcoholic Beverage Retailing System,” authors Paul R. Masson and Anindya Sen call for a more competitive system in alcoholic beverage retailing in Ontario, which would result in increased government revenue, lower prices, and more convenience for consumers.

For the report go to: http://www.cdhowe.org/pdf/Commentary_414.pdf

 

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