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Art Markman Writes About Taxing Bad Habits in the "Houston Chronicle"

Posted: November 2, 2009

According to psychology professor Art Markman, it takes more than willpower to break a bad habit. In an Op-Ed article published in the Houston Chronicle on November 1 he states that, "There are many good arguments against adding another tax to the rolls in the United States. As a psychologist, though, I'm more interested in one bad argument that is often made against such sin taxes: the willpower argument."

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Markman Web Page | Markman's "Ulterior Motives" blog

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