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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 political economy of the 2016 tobacco and proposed sugar-sweetened beverage tax increases in Colombia (English)

In 2008, Colombia joined the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which includes measures related to prices and taxes designed to reduce supply and demand. ... See More +

Working Paper 120183 SEP 01, 2017

García,Maria Isabel; Villar Uribe,Manuela; Iunes,Roberto F. 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 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

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

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

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

Tobacco and alcohol excise taxes for improving public health and revenue outcomes : marrying sin and virtue ? (English)

Excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco have long been a dependable and significant revenue source in many countries. More recently, considerable attention has been paid to the way in which such taxes may also be used to attain public health objectives by reducing the consumption of products with adverse health and social impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7500 NOV 23, 2015

Bird,Richard M. Disclosed

Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)

This paper analyzes smoking prevalence and smoking behaviors in Papua New Guinea. Using the 2009–10 Papua New Guinea Household Income and Expenditure Survey, the paper analyzes the determinants of tobacco use and tobacco choices in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7302 JUN 10, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Xu,Xiaochen; Anderson,Ian Disclosed

The effects of tobacco taxes on health : an analysis of the effects by income quintile and gender in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine (English)

The main objectives of this paper are to estimate the burden of tobacco-caused mortality as a whole and by main tobacco-related diseases in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine, and to assess the distributional health impact of an increase in tobacco taxation in these three countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 92765 OCT 01, 2014

Denisova, Irina; Kuznetsova, Polina 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 political economy of the 2016 tobacco and proposed sugar-sweetened beverage tax increases in Colombia (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120183 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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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
The distributional consequences of increasing tobacco taxes on Colombia’s health and finances: An extended cost-effectiveness analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120180 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)
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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
Expanding the global tax base : taxing to promote public goods : tobacco taxes : Summary report (English)
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MAY 23, 2016 112347 Working Paper
Tobacco and alcohol excise taxes for improving public health and revenue outcomes : marrying sin and virtue ? (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 WPS7500 Policy Research Working Paper
Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 WPS7302 Policy Research Working Paper
The effects of tobacco taxes on health : an analysis of the effects by income quintile and gender in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92765 Working Paper