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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 127593 JUN 25, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

Moldova - Economic Governance Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The development objective of Economic Governance Development Policy Operation Project is to support the government of Moldova in reducing fiscal risks and leveling the playing field for private sector development. ... See More +

Program Document 125865 JUN 06, 2018

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

Moldova - Economic Governance Development Policy Operation (English)

Program Information Document 125879 APR 17, 2018

Disclosed

An extended cost-effectiveness analysis of tobacco price increases in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

Globally more than 7 million deaths a year are attributed to tobacco use, approximately 10 percent of which are among nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke. ... See More +

Working Paper 125988 APR 01, 2018

Postolovska,Iryna; Nguyen,Ha Thi Hong; Sargaldakova,Asel; Lavado,Roussel Disclosed

Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)

Tobacco taxes are considered an effective policy tool to reduce tobacco consumption and produce long-run benefits that outweigh the costs associated with a price increase. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8369 MAR 19, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Del Carmen,Giselle; Mukong,Alfred Kechia Disclosed

Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)

Tobacco taxes are often considered regressive because the share of household budgets allocated to tobacco products is larger among low-income households than among high-income households. ... See More +

Working Paper 123800 FEB 26, 2018

Fuchs,Alan; Carmen,Giselle Del; Mukon,Alfred Kechia Disclosed

Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)

Tobacco-use–related diseases are the main cause of mortality in Moldova, where tobacco consumption is widely spread, especially among men. In addition to health concerns, tobacco consumption has economic consequences, as households spend substantial resources on tobacco and related out-of-pocket medical costs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8327 FEB 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses Ponzini,Francisco Juan Alberto Disclosed

Trinidad and Tobago - Tobacco taxation and impact of policy reforms (English)

This study is a first step in the development of a road map for advancing the action necessary for the harmonization of tobacco taxes in the CARICOM. ... See More +

Working Paper 123666 FEB 01, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V.; LaFoucade,Althea; Theodore,Karl; Gabriel,Samuel; Scott,Ewan; Laptiste,Christine; Metivier,Charmaine; Boodoo,Earl; Beharry,Vyjanti; Conrad,Daren; Gittens Baynes,Kimberly-Ann; Gonima,Alberto Disclosed

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

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 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

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

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 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

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

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 31, 2018

V. Márquez y, Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

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

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 31, 2018

V. Márquez y, Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

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

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 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

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

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 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

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

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 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

The health gains, financial risk protection benefits, and distributional impact of increased tobacco taxes in Armenia (English)

The majority of Armenian adult males smoke, yet tobacco taxes in Armenia are among the lowest in Europe and Central Asia. Increasing taxes on tobacco is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions, but many opponents often cite regressively as an argument against tobacco taxation. ... See More +

Journal Article 123244 JAN 01, 2018

Postolovska,Iryna; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Tarr,Gillian; Verguet,Stephane Disclosed

Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)

The study estimates the tobacco price elasticity of demand for the population of Moldova, and the price elasticity for 10 income groups is obtained. ... See More +

Working Paper 123122 JAN 01, 2018

Fuchs,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

Stop smoking : it's deadly and bad for the economy (English)

Smoking is a leading global cause of preventable disease and death. Smoking causes more deaths each year than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. ... See More +

Brief 123124 DEC 20, 2017

Disclosed

Senegal - Impact on tobacco use and tax revenues (English)

This study has three main objectives. First, it aims to assess the impact of tobacco excise tax increases over 2012-14 on prices, consumption levels, and tax revenues in Senegal, as well as the response by tobacco companies to such increases. ... See More +

Working Paper 122926 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

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The distributional effects of tobacco taxation : the evidence of white and clove cigarettes in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 25, 2018 127593 Working Paper
Moldova - Economic Governance Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 125865 Program Document
The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia : policy implications technical brief (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126158 Working Paper
Moldova - Economic Governance Development Policy Operation (English)
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APR 17, 2018 125879 Program Information Document
An extended cost-effectiveness analysis of tobacco price increases in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125988 Working Paper
Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)
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MAR 19, 2018 WPS8369 Policy Research Working Paper
Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 123800 Working Paper
Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 WPS8327 Policy Research Working Paper
Trinidad and Tobago - Tobacco taxation and impact of policy reforms (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123666 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 (Portuguese)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (French)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Russian)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Japanese)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Chinese)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Arabic)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
The health gains, financial risk protection benefits, and distributional impact of increased tobacco taxes in Armenia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123244 Journal Article
Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123122 Working Paper
Stop smoking : it's deadly and bad for the economy (English)
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DEC 20, 2017 123124 Brief
Senegal - Impact on tobacco use and tax revenues (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122926 Working Paper