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Scientists To Monitor Seattle’s Soda Tax Starting Jan. 1

December 31, 2017 | Oregon Public Broadcasting

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University of Washington to Study Seattle Soda Tax

December 28, 2017 | KING5

The City of Seattle gave the University of Washington $500,000 to study the socio-economic impact of the new soda tax. Associate Professor Jesse Jones-Smith is quoted.

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Researchers to Probe Effect of Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike on Child-Care Workers

June 30, 2017 | Education Week

Findings from UW research on Seattle’s minimum wage show that that low-wage workers as a whole bring in $125 less per month, even though their hourly wages had increased.

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