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Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade : Lessons for Vietnam from Global Experience Implementing Track-and-Trace and Tax Stamp Systems (English)

This current analysis presents an overview of this WBG report (including a discussion of tobacco tax administration and strategies proven effective in addressing illicit trade as an integral approach to tobacco tax reform), and subsequently provides a more detailed focus on key country experiences in implementing both track-and-trace and tax stamp systems to control tobacco illicit trade. ... See More +

Working Paper 137839 JUN 10, 2019

Dutta,Sheila; Marquez,Patricio V.; Isenman,Paul; Ross,Hana Disclosed

Vietnam - Overview of Tobacco Use, Tobacco Control Legislation and Taxation (English)

This country brief presents an overview of current tobacco control legislation, use, and taxation policy in Vietnam. Data and information were collected from different sources. ... See More +

Working Paper 137247 MAY 29, 2019

Marquez,Patricio V.; Krasovsky,Konstantin; Andreeva,Tatiana; Isenman,Paul Disclosed

The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia : policy implications technical brief (English)

Indonesia has one of the highest rates of cigarette consumption in the world. Tobacco use heavily burdens population health, undermines the quest for universal health coverage, and inflicts heavy direct and indirect economic costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 126158 MAY 01, 2018

Araujo,Edson Correia; Harimurti,Pandu; Sahadewo,Gumilang Aryo; Nargis,Nigar; Drope, J.; Marquez,Patricio V.; Al Rikabi,Jaffar; Isenman,Paul; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Gil Sander,Frederico Disclosed

Paying for performance : an analysis of output-based aid in education (English)

Over the last decade, growing attention has been paid to emerging mechanisms for results-based financing (RBF) that seek to address the perceived shortcomings of traditional development aid and financing and improve its effectiveness through placing an emphasis on results. ... See More +

Working Paper 103572 FEB 01, 2016

Hill, Tara; Fredriksen,Birger J.; Isenman,Paul; Rosenberg, Allison; Jayaram,Shubha Disclosed

Poverty, human development and growth : an emerging consensus? (English)

This paper considers several issues relevant to the debate on the extent to which poverty, or development progress in general, should be measured by income or by a broader set of objectives. ... See More +

Human Capital Working Paper 13447 AUG 31, 1994

Aturupane, Harsha; Glewwe, Paul; Isenman, Paul

A comment on "Growth and equity in developing countries : a reinterpretation of the Sri Lankan experience" (English)

The inaugural issue of this journal contained an article entitled "Growth and equity in developing countries: a reinterpretation of the Sri Lankan experience", which addressed some problems that arise in attempting to assess the relative success or failure of policies in different countries or policy regimes. ... See More +

Journal Article 14170 MAY 31, 1987

Pyatt, Graham; Isenman, Paul; Glewwe, Paul; Bhalla, Surjit

The World Bank economic review 1(3) (English)

Public debt guarantees and private capital flight. Effects of restraining steel exports from the Republic of Korea and other countries to the United States and the European Economic Community. ... See More +

Publication 17558 MAY 31, 1987

Eaton, Jonathan; Tarr, David G.; Pinto, Brian; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Melo, Jaime de; Bevan, D. L.; Collier, P.; Gunning, J. W.; Pyatt, Graham; Isenman, Paul; Glewwe, Paul; Bhalla, Surjit

Basic needs : the case of Sri Lanka (English)

This article has two related objectives: to judge Sri Lanka's success in meeting its basic needs and growth objectives, and to use Sri Lanka's experience to cast light on general hypotheses regarding basic needs. ... See More +

Journal Article REP197 JAN 31, 1980

ISENMAN, P. Disclosed