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Take a look at CHIBE’s publications, which are helping advance the science of using behavioral economics to improve health and leading to discoveries around how our minds work.

Impact of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax on Perceived Beverage Healthfulness, Tax Awareness, and Tax Opinions

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
March 9, 2024
Caitlin M. Lowery, Christina A. Roberto, Sophia V. Hua, Sara N. Bleich, Nandita Mitra, Hannah G. Lawman, Lindsey S. Taillie, Shu Wen Ng, Laura A. Gibson

Advertising and stocking at small retailers: A sweetened beverage excise tax in Philadelphia

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
October 9, 2023
Matthew M. Lee, MS; Laura A. Gibson, PhD; Sophia V. Hua, PhD; Caitlin M. Lowery, MSPH; Maiki Paul, MPH; Christina A. Roberto, PhD; Hannah G. Lawman, PhD; Sara N. Bleich, PhD; Nandita Mitra, PhD; Erica L. Kenney, ScD

Advertising and Stocking at Small Retailers: A Sweetened Beverage Excise Tax in Philadelphia

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
September 26, 2023
Matthew M. Lee, Laura A. Gibson, Sophia V. Hua, Caitlin M. Lowery, Maiki Paul, Christina A. Roberto, Hannah G. Lawman, Sara N. Bleich, Nandita Mitra, Erica L. Kenney

Effects of 4 Interpretive Front-of-Package Labeling Systems on Hypothetical Beverage and Snack Selections

JAMA Network Open
September 13, 2023
Anna H. Grummon, Laura A. Gibson, Aviva A. Musicus, Alisa J. Stephens-Shields, Sophia V. Hua, Christina A. Roberto

Philadelphia Beverage Tax and Association With Prices, Purchasing, and Individual-Level Substitution in a National Pharmacy Chain

JAMA Network Open
July 3, 2023
Sophia V. Hua, Joshua Petimar, Nandita Mitra, Christina A. Roberto, Erica L. Kenney, Anne N. Thorndike, Eric B. Rimm, Kevin G. Volpp, Laura A. Gibson

Evaluating the Evidence on Beverage Taxes: Implications for Public Health and Health Equity

JAMA Network Open
June 1, 2022
Joshua Petimar, Laura A. Gibson, Christina A. Roberto

Sustained Impact of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax on Beverage Prices and Sales Over 2 Years

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
February 24, 2022
Joshua Petimar ScD, Laura A. Gibson PhD, Jiali Yan MS, Sara N. Bleich PhD, Nandita Mitra PhD, Marsha L. Trego MPH, Hannah G. Lawman PhD, Christina A. Roberto PhD

The Association Of A Sweetened Beverage Tax With Changes In Beverage Prices And Purchases At Independent Stores

Health Affairs
July 7, 2020
Sara N. Bleich, Hannah G. Lawman, Michael T. LeVasseur, Jiali Yan, Nandita Mitra, Caitlin M. Lowery, Ana Peterhans, Sophia Hua, Laura A. Gibson, and Christina A. Roberto

One-year Changes in Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumers’ Purchases Following Implementation of a Beverage Tax: A Longitudinal Quasi-Experiment

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
July 3, 2020
Hannah G Lawman, Sara N Bleich, Jiali Yan, Sophia V Hua, Caitlin M Lowery, Ana Peterhans, Michael T LeVasseur, Nandita Mitra, Laura A Gibson, Christina A Roberto

Breadth of Media Scanning Leads to Vaping among Youth and Young Adults: Evidence of Direct and Indirect Pathways from a National Longitudinal Survey

Journal of Health Communication
January 4, 2020
Jiaying Liu, PhD; Kirsten Lochbuehler, PhD; Qinghua Yang; Laura A. Gibson, PhD; Robert C. Hornik, PhD