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The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia : health population and nutrition global practice (English)

The objective of this report is to analyze the recent employment trends in the Indonesian tobacco industry and estimate the potential effects of raising cigarette taxes on employment in the tobacco manufacturing sector. ... See More +

120352 OCT 10, 2017

Sahadewo,Gumilang Aryo; Iglesias,Roberto Magno; Araujo,Edson Correia; Nargis,Nigar; Harimurti,Pandu; Drope,Jeffrey; Li,Qing; Durazo,Josefine; Witoelar,Firman; Sikoki,Bondan Supraptilah Disclosed

Sin tax reform in the Philippines : transforming public finance, health, and governance for more inclusive development (English)

Excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol products can be an effective instrument for promoting public healththrough curbing smoking and excessive drinking, while raising significant revenues for developmentpriorities. ... See More +

Publication 106777 JUL 26, 2016

Kaiser,Kai-Alexander; Bredenkamp,Caryn; Iglesias,Roberto Magno Disclosed

Learning from the mexican experience with taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods of low nutritional value : poverty and social impact analysis (English)

Faced with a large and increasing obesity epidemic, the Mexican Government in the last years has increased efforts to prevent and control it. In October 2013, Mexico’s Congress passed legislation imposing taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and calorie-dense foods of low nutritional value. ... See More +

Working Paper 106595 JUN 01, 2016

Bonilla-Chacin,Maria Eugenia; Iglesias,Roberto Magno; Suaya,Agustina Sara; Trezza,Claudia; Macías,Claudia Disclosed

Learning from the Mexican experience with taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods of low nutrition (English)

Mexico faces a major health and economic burden due to the large and increasing number of adults and children suffering from overweight and obesity. ... See More +

Brief 106654 JAN 01, 2016

Iglesias,Roberto Magno; Bonilla-Chacin,Maria Eugenia; Suaya,Agustina Sara; Trezza,Claudia; Macias,Claudia Disclosed

Ten principles of effective tobacco tax policy (English)

This brief provides guidance in the design of effective tobacco tax policies in countries such as the emerging ASEAN economies, where tax administration and enforcement capacity may not be as strong as in OECD countries. ... See More +

Brief 98420 JUL 01, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Iglesias,Roberto Magno; Kaiser,Kai-Alexander Disclosed

Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking : Brasil : o papel do programa nacional de controle do tabagismo em seu esforco para controlar o tabagismo (Portuguese)

Available evidence indicates that there was a significant decline in smoking in Brazil between 1989 and 2006. About two decades ago, the government launched a tobacco control program, with a marked acceleration of efforts since 1990, focusing on non-price interventions such as bans on advertising, restrictions on smoking in public places, and other activities. ... See More +

Brief 44689 MAR 01, 2008

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; Godinho, Joana; Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza da English Disclosed

Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking (English)

Available evidence indicates that there was a significant decline in smoking in Brazil between 1989 and 2006. About two decades ago, the government launched a tobacco control program, with a marked acceleration of efforts since 1990, focusing on non-price interventions such as bans on advertising, restrictions on smoking in public places, and other activities. ... See More +

Brief 44689 MAR 01, 2008

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; Godinho, Joana; Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza da Portuguese Disclosed

Tobacco control in Brazil (English)

The objective of this study was to assess the smoking situation in Brazil, and the role of the tobacco control program, and compare it to experience in other countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 40835 AUG 01, 2007

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; da Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza; Godinho, Joana Disclosed