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The Distributional Impacts of Cigarette Taxation in Bangladesh (English)

Despite the obvious positive health impacts of tobacco taxation, an argument raised against it is that poor households bear the burden of the increased prices because of their higher share of spending on tobacco. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8580 SEP 12, 2018

Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Genoni,Maria Eugenia Disclosed

The Distributional Effects of Tobacco Taxation : The Evidence of White and Clove Cigarettes in Indonesia (English)

Despite the well-known positive impact of tobacco taxes on health outcomes, policy makers hesitate to use them because of their possible regressive effect, that is, poorer deciles are proportionally more negatively affected than richer ones. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129602 AUG 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

The distributional effects of tobacco taxation : the evidence of white and clove cigarettes in Indonesia (English)

Despite the well-known positive impact of tobacco taxes on health outcomes, policy makers hesitate to use them because of their possible regressive effect, that is, poorer deciles are proportionally more negatively affected than richer ones. ... See More +

Working Paper 127593 JUN 25, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

The distributional of impacts of cigarette taxation in Bangladesh (English)

Despite the obvious positive health impacts of tobacco taxation, an argument raised against it is that poor households bear the burden of the increased prices because of their higher share of spending on tobacco. ... See More +

Working Paper 127048 JUN 01, 2018

Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Genoni,Maria Eugenia Disclosed

Inequality of opportunity in South Caucasus (English)

This paper discusses equality of opportunity in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, with an emphasis on access to labor market opportunities. It develops an inequality of opportunity index on access to good jobs and decomposes the contributing factors in the prevailing inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8432 MAY 07, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Tiwari,Sailesh; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal Disclosed

Inequality of Opportunity in South Caucasus (English)

This paper discusses equality of opportunity in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, with an emphasis on access to labor market opportunities. It develops an inequality of opportunity index on access to good jobs and decomposes the contributing factors in the prevailing inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129583 MAY 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Tiwari,Sailesh; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal Disclosed

Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)

Tobacco taxes are considered an effective policy tool to reduce tobacco consumption and produce long-run benefits that outweigh the costs associated with a price increase. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8369 MAR 19, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Del Carmen,Giselle; Mukong,Alfred Kechia Disclosed

Long-run Impacts of Increasing Tobacco Taxes : Evidence from South Africa (English)

Tobacco taxes are considered an effective policy tool to reduce tobacco consumption and produce long-run benefits that outweigh the costs associated with a price increase. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125679 MAR 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia; Mukong, Alfred Kechia Disclosed

South Caucasus in motion: economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of economic and social mobility in countries in the South Caucasus by complementing available household survey data in each of the countries in the subregion with other sources, such as the Life in Transition Survey (2016). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8329 FEB 05, 2018

Tiwari,Sailesh; Cancho,Cesar A.; Meyer,Moritz; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan Disclosed

Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)

Tobacco-use–related diseases are the main cause of mortality in Moldova, where tobacco consumption is widely spread, especially among men. In addition to health concerns, tobacco consumption has economic consequences, as households spend substantial resources on tobacco and related out-of-pocket medical costs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8327 FEB 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses Ponzini,Francisco Juan Alberto Disclosed

Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)

Tobacco-use–related diseases are the main cause of mortality in Moldova, where tobacco consumption is widely spread, especially among men. In addition to health concerns, tobacco consumption has economic consequences, as households spend substantial resources on tobacco and related out-of-pocket medical costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125620 FEB 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

South Caucasus in motion : economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of economic and social mobility in countries in the South Caucasus by complementing available household survey data in each of the countries in the subregion with other sources, such as the Life in Transition Survey (2016). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125622 JAN 01, 2018

Tiwari,Sailesh; Cancho,Cesar A.; Meyer,Moritz; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan Disclosed

Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean region has achieved remarkable economic and social progress over the last decade, gradually shifting toward middle-income status. ... See More +

Working Paper 121664 NOV 01, 2017

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan Spanish Disclosed

Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean : ¿Desarrollo Económico Inestable? Choques Agregados en América Latinay el Caribe (Spanish)

The Latin America and Caribbean region has achieved remarkable economic and social progress over the last decade, gradually shifting toward middle-income status. ... See More +

Working Paper 121664 NOV 01, 2017

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan English Disclosed

Regressive or progressive ? the effect of tobacco taxes in Ukraine (English)

Tobacco taxes are usually considered regressive, as the poorest individuals allocate larger shares of their budget toward the purchase of tobacco-related products. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8227 OCT 27, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

Regressive or progressive? The effect of tobacco taxes in Ukraine (English)

Tobacco taxes are usually considered regressive as the poorest individuals allocate larger shares of their budget towards the purchase of tobacco related products. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125569 SEP 01, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive, because the poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reduction in the quality of life, among others, would be reduced. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7988 MAR 01, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive, because the poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reduction in the quality of life, among others, will be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125647 MAR 01, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses Ponzini,Francisco Juan Alberto Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco Taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, would be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112786 FEB 12, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses, Franciso Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)

This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7939 JAN 10, 2017

Martinez Aguilar,Sandra Natalia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The Distributional Impacts of Cigarette Taxation in Bangladesh (English)
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SEP 12, 2018 WPS8580 Policy Research Working Paper
The Distributional Effects of Tobacco Taxation : The Evidence of White and Clove Cigarettes in Indonesia (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129602 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The distributional effects of tobacco taxation : the evidence of white and clove cigarettes in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 25, 2018 127593 Working Paper
The distributional of impacts of cigarette taxation in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127048 Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity in South Caucasus (English)
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MAY 07, 2018 WPS8432 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of Opportunity in South Caucasus (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 129583 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)
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MAR 19, 2018 WPS8369 Policy Research Working Paper
Long-run Impacts of Increasing Tobacco Taxes : Evidence from South Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125679 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
South Caucasus in motion: economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 WPS8329 Policy Research Working Paper
Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 WPS8327 Policy Research Working Paper
Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125620 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
South Caucasus in motion : economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125622 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121664 Working Paper Spanish
Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean : ¿Desarrollo Económico Inestable? Choques Agregados en América Latinay el Caribe (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2017 121664 Working Paper English
Regressive or progressive ? the effect of tobacco taxes in Ukraine (English)
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OCT 27, 2017 WPS8227 Policy Research Working Paper
Regressive or progressive? The effect of tobacco taxes in Ukraine (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 125569 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 WPS7988 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 125647 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 112786 Working Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7939 Policy Research Working Paper