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Tobacconomics Cigarette Tax Scorecard: Media Coverage

In the Press Outlook India- Tax burden on cigarettes far below international standards: Study (December 16) Tribune India - Tax burden on cigarettes in India far below international standards: Study (December 16) The Economic Times- Tax on cigarette: India doesn’t tax them enough, below best international practices, says repor... Read More

Tobacconomics Research Alert (September 2020)

The Impact of Tobacco Use on Household Consumption Patterns in Pakistan This Report is written by the Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC) in Pakistan. The Report estimates the impact that tobacco use has on household spending in Pakistan, complementing previous research on the crowding out effect of tobacco in low- and middle- in... Read More

Tobacconomics & SPDC Webinar Invitation

You're Invited! SPDC and Tobacconomics will be co-hosting a research webinar based on their recent research: Quantifying the Potential Tax Base of the Cigarette Industry in Pakistan   Date: Jun 2, 2020Tim: 9:00 AM EDT/ 1:00 PM UTC/ 6 PM PKT   Regis... Read More

Tobacconomics Quarterly Update (May 2020)

Featured Research Think Tank Partner Research: This Report is written by Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo (CIAD) in Mexico. The Report estimates the impact of raising the specific... Read More

Tobacconomics (December 2019)

Season's Greetings It's been a great year for Tobacconomics! Producing and disseminating research across the globe and building new partnerships, 2019 was a full year. We'd like to say THANK YOU to our partners and research collaborators for helping make it all possible. Check out some of our work below! Featured Research Think Tank... Read More

Tobacconomics Quarterly Update (October 2019)

Featured Research Think Tank Partner Research: Prepared by the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), in Dhaka, Bangladesh, this brief discusses the role of tobacco tax structures in reducing tob... Read More

Tobacconomics Welcomes New Partners, Expands Research With Continuing Partners

Tobacconomics, a grant-funded research initiative of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), welcomes five new research partners to build the evidence base for effective tobacco tax policies in low- and middle-income countries. The new partners include: the Center for Indonesia’s Strategic Development Initiatives (CISDI) in Jak... Read More