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The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (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 +

Working Paper 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

The economics of clove farming in Indonesia (English)

This report aims to inform the current debate over the taxation of kreteks in Indonesia by examining clove-farming livelihoods. It presents results from a comprehensive, household-level, economically-focused survey of 600 clove farmers across the two largest clove-growing regions, Sulawesi and Central Java. ... See More +

Working Paper 120318 SEP 23, 2017

Disclosed

Tobacco taxation in Turkey : an overview of policy measures and results (English)

Turkey’s government increased tobacco tax revenue and lowered tobacco consumption by increasing tobacco tax rates significantly between 2003 and 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 114284 APR 25, 2017

Cetinkaya,Volkan; Marquez,Patricio V. 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 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

Modeling the long-term health and cost impacts of reducing smoking prevalence through tobacco taxation in Ukraine (English)

Smoking is a leading cause of preventable premature deaths. Smoking’s effects will continue to devastate lives in many countries, including Ukraine, if measures are not implemented to reduce its prevalence. ... See More +

Working Paper 113641 JAN 01, 2017

Webber,Laura Elaine Irene; Andreeva,Tatiana; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Jaccard, Abbygail; Retat, Lise; Xu, Michael Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (English)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Disclosed

The distributional consequences of increasing tobacco taxes on Colombia’s health and finances: An extended cost-effectiveness analysis (English)

Since 2008, when Colombia ratified the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, available evidence of the impact of tobacco consumption, its health effects, and low tax revenues resulting from low tobacco taxation and prices had grown. ... See More +

Working Paper 120180 JAN 01, 2017

James,Erin; Saxena,Akshar; Camila Franco Restrepo,; Llorente,Blanca; Ortiz,Andrés Vecino; Villar Uribe,Manuela; Iunes,Roberto F.; Verguet,Stéphane Disclosed

The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)

This report is part of the Indonesia Tobacco Employment Studies implemented by the World Bank and the American Cancer Society. The findings from this report complement the findings from three closely-related reports focusing on specific segments of tobacco sector employment in Indonesia: tobacco farmers (World Bank 2017b), kretek workers or “hand-rollers” (World Bank 2017c) and tobacco manufacturing more broadly (World Bank, 2017d). ... See More +

Working Paper 120361 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Expanding the global tax base : taxing to promote public goods : tobacco taxes : Summary report (English)

This paper details explains the panel session examined country experiences and discussed the results achieved from the application of tobacco taxation as a policy measure to reduce harmful behavior for health, and prevent ill health, premature mortality and disabilities due to tobacco-related diseases while raising fiscal revenues and reducing health care expenditures. ... See More +

Working Paper 112347 MAY 23, 2016

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

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The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)
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OCT 10, 2017 120352 Working Paper
The economics of clove farming in Indonesia (English)
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SEP 23, 2017 120318 Working Paper
Tobacco taxation in Turkey : an overview of policy measures and results (English)
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APR 25, 2017 114284 Working Paper
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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FEB 12, 2017 112786 Working Paper
Modeling the long-term health and cost impacts of reducing smoking prevalence through tobacco taxation in Ukraine (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113641 Working Paper
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper
The distributional consequences of increasing tobacco taxes on Colombia’s health and finances: An extended cost-effectiveness analysis (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 120180 Working Paper
The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120361 Working Paper
Expanding the global tax base : taxing to promote public goods : tobacco taxes : Summary report (English)
See More +
MAY 23, 2016 112347 Working Paper