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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 120205 SEP 27, 2017

Fuchs,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