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Is Tobacco Taxation Regressive? Evidence on Public Health, Domestic Resource Mobilization, and Equity Improvements (English)

Tobacco taxes are recognized as an effective policy tool to reduce tobacco consumption and improve health outcomes; however, policy makers often hesitate to use them because of their possible regressive effects. ... See More +

135906 APR 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Marquez,Patricio V.; Dutta,Sheila; Gonzalez Icaza,Maria Fernanda Disclosed

Distributional Effects of Tobacco Taxation : A Comparative Analysis (English)

Tobacco taxes have positive impacts on health outcomes. However, policy makers often hesitate to use them because of the perception that poorer households are affected disproportionally more than richer households. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135954 APR 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Gonzalez Icaza,Maria Fernanda; Paz,Daniela Paula Disclosed

Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences (Vol. 2) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)

The reasons to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products are compelling. The question is how. In response to demand from senior government officials and other partners, this book provides practical input and guidance based on diverse country experiences. ... See More +

Correspondence 133959 MAR 27, 2019

Torquebiau,Raphael English Disclosed

Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences : Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences (English)

The reasons to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products are compelling. The question is how. In response to demand from senior government officials and other partners, this book provides practical input and guidance based on diverse country experiences. ... See More +

Working Paper 133959 JAN 01, 2019

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Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English)

The reasons to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products are compelling. The question is how. In response to demand from senior government officials and other partners, this book provides practical input and guidance based on diverse country experiences. ... See More +

Working Paper 133959 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

Global Tobacco Control Program : Selected Country Work : Tobacco Tax Policy Reforms, Analytical Reports, Videos and Blogs (English)

This booklet summarizes work done, outputs, and policy impact in different countries across different regions supported under the World Bank Group Global Tobacco Control Program, over the 2015-2018 period. ... See More +

Working Paper 134087 JAN 01, 2019

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Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan (English)

Men are the primary consumers of tobacco products in Afghanistan: 48 percent of men from 15–49 years of age that have ever been married use tobacco, compared with 6 percent of women. ... See More +

Report 133101 DEC 17, 2018

Sayed,Ghulam Dastagir; Rahimi,Lutfi Rahman; Haven,Bernard James; Medici,Andre C. Disclosed

Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Discussion Note (English)

This paper presents options for tobacco taxation to reduce tobacco consumption and increase financing for health programs in Afghanistan. Tobacco consumption is compromising the health of the Afghan population, particularly the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000547 DEC 01, 2018

Haven,Bernard James; Rahimi,Lutfi Rahman; Medici,Andre C. Disclosed

Global Tobacco Control Program : Some Perspectives from Across the World (English)

Tobacco use is a significant hurdle to development gains worldwide. It is the leading cause of preventable death. Smoking-related illness costs billions of dollars each year, imposing a heavy economic toll on countries, both in terms of direct medical care for adults and lost productivity.In spite of these achievements, much more needs to be done to control this health scourge. ... See More +

Working Paper 132341 NOV 01, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence from the Russian Federation (English)

Despite the well-known positive effects of tobacco taxes on health outcomes, policy makers avoid relying on such taxes because of their possible regressive impact. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8626 OCT 29, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Matytsin,Mikhail; Obukhova,Olga Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Reducing Health Risk Factors Project : Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan 131306 OCT 24, 2018

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Madagascar - AFRICA- P113971- Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project 2 - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP13754 OCT 22, 2018

Rakoto Rakoto Andriantsilavo Eric Disclosed

Reducing Tobacco Use Through Taxation in the Russian Federation : A Modelled Assessment of Two Policy Options (English)

This report presents results of the modelling exercise in terms of excise tax increases for the period 2018–2021, including average excise tax and revenue mobilization options; it also compares the tobacco excise tax already included in the country's current tax code with that necessary to achieve proposed EU minimum rates by 2021 (Minimum EU excise tax rates scenario). ... See More +

Working Paper 130697 OCT 01, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V.; Gonima,Alberto; Kuznetsova,Polina Disclosed

Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence From Russia (English)

The results in this report for the Russian Federation support the use of tobacco taxation as an effective means to reduce tobacco consumption, raise government revenues, increase public health and promote income equality. ... See More +

Working Paper 130700 OCT 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Matytsin,Mikhail Disclosed

Tobacco Taxation in the Eurasian Economic Union (English)

The report presents the results of macro-simulations of the consequences of different excise policy scenarios for 2018–2021 in two EAEU countries, Russia and Kazakhstan. ... See More +

Working Paper 130695 OCT 01, 2018

Kuznetsova,Polina; Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

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

Cigarette Affordability in the Russian Federation 2002 - 2017 (English)

The goal of this study is to examine cigarette affordability in Russia between 2002 and 2017 in order to provide an understanding of the country's current tobacco excise tax policy, and to identify opportunities and next steps. ... See More +

Working Paper 130694 SEP 01, 2018

Zheng,Rong; Marquez,Patricio V.; Kuznetsova,Polina; Wang Yang,Emily Xiaoxia 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 +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8558 AUG 17, 2018

Fuchs,Alan Disclosed

Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)

Misreporting is a well-known challenge for researchers in social sciences. This issue is especially prevalent if incentives for misreporting exist, for example, to claim certain benefits or hide illegal behavior. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129598 AUG 01, 2018

Kaplan,Lennart Christian; Pape,Utz Johann; Walsh,James Sonam 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

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Is Tobacco Taxation Regressive? Evidence on Public Health, Domestic Resource Mobilization, and Equity Improvements (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135906
Distributional Effects of Tobacco Taxation : A Comparative Analysis (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135954 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences (Vol. 2) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)
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MAR 27, 2019 133959 Correspondence English
Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences : Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133959 Working Paper
Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133959 Working Paper
Global Tobacco Control Program : Selected Country Work : Tobacco Tax Policy Reforms, Analytical Reports, Videos and Blogs (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 134087 Working Paper
Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan (English)
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DEC 17, 2018 133101 Report
Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Discussion Note (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 AUS0000547 Working Paper
Global Tobacco Control Program : Some Perspectives from Across the World (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132341 Working Paper
Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence from the Russian Federation (English)
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OCT 29, 2018 WPS8626 Policy Research Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Reducing Health Risk Factors Project : Procurement Plan (English)
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OCT 24, 2018 131306 Procurement Plan
Madagascar - AFRICA- P113971- Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project 2 - Procurement Plan (English)
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OCT 22, 2018 STEP13754 Procurement Plan
Reducing Tobacco Use Through Taxation in the Russian Federation : A Modelled Assessment of Two Policy Options (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130697 Working Paper
Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence From Russia (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130700 Working Paper
Tobacco Taxation in the Eurasian Economic Union (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130695 Working Paper
The Distributional Impacts of Cigarette Taxation in Bangladesh (English)
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SEP 12, 2018 WPS8580 Policy Research Working Paper
Cigarette Affordability in the Russian Federation 2002 - 2017 (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130694 Working Paper
The distributional effects of tobacco taxation: the evidence of white and clove cigarettes in Indonesia (English)
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AUG 17, 2018 WPS8558 Policy Research Working Paper
Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129598 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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)