Role of Tobacco in Pakistan's Economy: An Untold Reality
This policy brief is based on a research study by the Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC), Macroeconomic Impacts of Tobacco Use in Pakistan, which discusses Pakistan's tobacco economy, economic linkages of the cigarette industry, the ripple effect of the industry on output, income, and employment generation, and the short-term losses and long-term gains of a tobacco free economy in Pakistan.
Project: Think Tanks Project: Accelerating Progress on Tobacco Taxes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Content Type: Policy Brief
Topic(s): Cost-effectiveness, Economic consequences, Economic impacts of tobacco control, Impact on demand, Jobs and productivity, Tax and price, Tax levels and structure, Tobacco taxes revenues, Tobacco use
Authors(s): Muhammad Sabir, Muhammad Asif Iqbal, Ph.D.