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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 +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8558 AUG 17, 2018

Fuchs,Alan Disclosed

High-level knowledge exchange conference on regional tobacco tax harmonization in the Caribbean : summary report (English)

OECS countries are currently in discussion about harmonizing tobacco taxation across the OECS region. The purpose of the conference was to discuss the need for and merits of tobacco tax harmonization, based in particular on experiences and lessons learned from other customs unions across the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 129033 JUL 01, 2018

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 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

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Reducing Health Risk Factors Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 127176 JUN 05, 2018

Disclosed

Reducing tobacco use through taxation : the experience of the Republic of Korea (English)

As a country with one of the highest male smoking rates and one of the lowest cigarette prices in the world, Korea has prioritized many tobacco control efforts, including bans on smoking in public places, regulations on tobacco advertising, and public education about the harms of tobacco use. ... See More +

Working Paper 127248 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Official Documents- Amendment No. 3 to the Administration Agreement with The Bloomberg Family Foundation Inc. for TF072332 (English)

Agreement MAY 29, 2018

LEGRL 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

Cigarette affordability in Indonesia : 2002 - 2017 (English)

This study analyzes the recent evolution of cigarette affordability in Indonesia and weighs implications for the country’s tobacco control policy ... See More +

Working Paper 126585 MAY 01, 2018

Zheng,Rong; Marquez,Patricio V.; Ahsan,Abdillah; Wang Yang,Emily Xiaoxia; Hu,Xiao Disclosed

Moldova - Economic Governance Development Policy Operation (English)

Program Information Document 125879 APR 17, 2018

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Protecting Vulnerable People Against Noncommunicable Diseases Project - P133193 - Sequence No : 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR31824 APR 10, 2018

Perez,Luis Orlando 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

Economics of Tobacco Taxation Toolkit (English)

This tobacco taxation toolkit is geared towards helping economists, public health specialists, researchers, and others to analyze the economic and public health issues surrounding tobacco taxation in order that they can provide direct information and recommendations to policy makers, especially in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 124696 MAR 28, 2018

Yurekli,Ayda Aysun Disclosed

Indonesia daily economic update (English)

This issue of Indonesia daily economic update for March 13, 2018 contains economic highlights, including: Ministry of Social Affairs had almost completed the first stage of the distribution of the government-funded social assistance (PKH) for this year, 98.25 percent out of 9.5 million aid-receiving households; as of February 2018, the government has disbursed an IDR 13.9 trillion of social spending, doubled compared to the same period in 2017 of IDR 5.1 trillion; state revenue realization for Jan-Feb 2018 grew 17.1 percent yoy, doubled in comparison to the same period in 2017, while tax revenue grew 13.48 percent yoy in the same period; Indonesia`s budget deficit reached IDR 48.9 trillion (0.33 percent of the national GDP) as of February 2018, better than the same period of 2017 when it reached IDR 54.7 trillion (0.40 percent of the GDP); and the government raised IDR 23.45 trillion from the issuance of government bonds. ... See More +

Brief 126496 MAR 13, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V.; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Yurekli,Ayda Aysun Disclosed

Tuvalu - Third Development Policy Operation : P155066 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR31605 MAR 06, 2018

Orton Romero,Carlos Rafael 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

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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125620 FEB 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles 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

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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
High-level knowledge exchange conference on regional tobacco tax harmonization in the Caribbean : summary report (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 129033 Working Paper
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
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Reducing Health Risk Factors Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 127176 Procurement Plan
Reducing tobacco use through taxation : the experience of the Republic of Korea (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127248 Working Paper
Official Documents- Amendment No. 3 to the Administration Agreement with The Bloomberg Family Foundation Inc. for TF072332 (English)
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MAY 29, 2018 Agreement
The economics of tobacco taxation and employment in Indonesia : policy implications technical brief (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126158 Working Paper
Cigarette affordability in Indonesia : 2002 - 2017 (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126585 Working Paper
Moldova - Economic Governance Development Policy Operation (English)
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APR 17, 2018 125879 Program Information Document
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Protecting Vulnerable People Against Noncommunicable Diseases Project - P133193 - Sequence No : 06 (English)
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APR 10, 2018 ISR31824 Implementation Status and Results Report
An extended cost-effectiveness analysis of tobacco price increases in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125988 Working Paper
Economics of Tobacco Taxation Toolkit (English)
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MAR 28, 2018 124696 Working Paper
Indonesia daily economic update (English)
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MAR 13, 2018 126496 Brief
Tuvalu - Third Development Policy Operation : P155066 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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MAR 06, 2018 ISR31605 Implementation Status and Results Report
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
Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125620 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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