The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation: Global Evidence and Implications for Indonesia

This presentation was given by Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka at the Customs and Excise Directorate General, Ministry of Finance, in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 5, 2017. The presentation covers the economic costs of tobacco use, the impact of tobacco taxes on tobacco use, myths & facts on the economic “costs” of tobacco taxation and tobacco control, and implications for Indonesia.