Accelerating Effective Tobacco Taxes in Argentina: The Impact of Tax Reforms
This policy brief was written by the South American Network on Applied Economics/Red Sur for the project “Tobacco taxes in Latin America” examining the impact of tax reforms in Argentina. The brief presents the main findings and policy recommendations developed from the background study of Argentina’s tobacco tax structure conducted by Instituto Torcuato Di Tella (ITDT). The brief recommends further increases in tobacco taxes in Argentina to continue to generate additional revenues and reduce consumption.
The corresponding background country report in Spanish can be found here.
Location(s): Argentina, Latin America and the Carribbean
Project: Think Tanks Project: Accelerating Progress on Tobacco Taxes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Content Type: Policy Brief
Topic(s): Economic impacts of tobacco control, Impact on demand, Tax and price, Tax levels and structure, Tobacco taxes revenues
Authors(s): Martin González-Rozada, Ph.D., Julio Berlinski