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World Bank Group Global Tobacco Control Program (English)

The background country briefs were prepared by the WBG Global Tobacco Control Program team, over 2016-2018, to assist World Bank Group country teams in policy dialogue and technical support to government teams at Ministries of Finance and Ministries of Health in the countries of: Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Gabon,Guatemala, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Uruguay, Uzbekistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 132032 NOV 13, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V. 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

Disclosed

Manual Sobre Los Aspectos Económicos de la Aplicación de Impuestos al Tabaco (English)

Working Paper 130410 OCT 01, 2018

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

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

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

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131554 OCT 01, 2018

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

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 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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131475 SEP 01, 2018

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

Reducing Tobacco Use through Taxation in Trinidad and Tobago : Modelling the Long-term Health and Economic Impact (English)

This report uses selected scenarios for increasing excise taxes on tobacco products in Trinidad and Tobago, with the aim of reducing smoking prevalence across the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 131294 AUG 31, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V. 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

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

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
World Bank Group Global Tobacco Control Program (English)
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NOV 13, 2018 132032 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
Manual Sobre Los Aspectos Económicos de la Aplicación de Impuestos al Tabaco (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130410 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
Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence from the Russian Federation (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131554 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
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 Impacts of Cigarette Taxation in Bangladesh (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 131475 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reducing Tobacco Use through Taxation in Trinidad and Tobago : Modelling the Long-term Health and Economic Impact (English)
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AUG 31, 2018 131294 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)
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