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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

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 +

Working Paper 135906 APR 01, 2019

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

E-Cigarettes : Use and Taxation (English)

The discussion brief presents a summary of available literature on e-cigarette use and taxation in different countries to expand knowledge and understanding about this subject. ... See More +

Working Paper 136053 APR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Knowledge Highlights from the Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice (English)

Working Paper 133837 JAN 17, 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

Disclosed

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

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

Disclosed

Time to Quit : The Tobacco Tax Increase and Household Welfare in Bosnia and Herzegovina (English)

This paper uses an extended cost-benefit analysis to estimate the distributional effect of tobacco tax increases in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The analysis considers the effect on household income of an increase in tobacco prices, changes in medical expenses, and the prolongation of working years under various scenarios, based on data in three waves of the national Household Budget Survey. ... See More +

Working Paper 133928 JAN 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Orlic,Edvard; Cancho,Cesar A. Disclosed

Official Documents- Suppplemental Agreement with The Bloomberg Family Foundation Inc. for TF073251 Parallel to Original TF072332 (English)

Agreement DEC 18, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

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

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

Options Tobacco Use in Afghanistan (English)

Many forms of tobacco are used (in varying proportions) in the different regions of Afghanistan – most commonly cigarettes, chelam and snuff. The Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey 2015, published in 2017, provides insight into tobacco consumption across the country and allows a comprehensive analysis of some of its patterns. ... See More +

Brief 134018 NOV 01, 2018

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

Moldova - Health Transformation Project (English)

Project Paper 122567 OCT 31, 2018

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

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Distributional Effects of Tobacco Taxation : A Comparative Analysis (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135954 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Is Tobacco Taxation Regressive? Evidence on Public Health, Domestic Resource Mobilization, and Equity Improvements (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135906 Working Paper
E-Cigarettes : Use and Taxation (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136053 Working Paper
Knowledge Highlights from the Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice (English)
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JAN 17, 2019 133837 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
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
Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade : a Global Review of Country Experiences (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133959 Working Paper
Time to Quit : The Tobacco Tax Increase and Household Welfare in Bosnia and Herzegovina (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133928 Working Paper
Official Documents- Suppplemental Agreement with The Bloomberg Family Foundation Inc. for TF073251 Parallel to Original TF072332 (English)
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DEC 18, 2018 Agreement
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
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
Options Tobacco Use in Afghanistan (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 134018 Brief
Moldova - Health Transformation Project (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 122567 Project 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