The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Romania

This report, launched at a meeting at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest, Romania, on November 22, 2016, provides a comprehensive overview of the economics of tobacco and tobacco taxation in Romania. It reviews tobacco use and its consequences in Romania, the supply of tobacco and tobacco products, tobacco control, tobacco taxes and prices, demand for cigarettes, and impact of tax increases on cigarettes. The report concludes with recommendations for the future of tobacco control in Romania.


Access the complementary fact sheet, along with an accompanying presentation which is also available in Romanian.

November 2016

Location(s): Europe, Romania

Content Type: Report

Topic(s): Cost-effectiveness, Economic consequences, Economic impacts of tobacco control, Health consequences, Impact on demand, Jobs and productivity, Prevalence and consumption, Tax and price, Tax levels and structure, Tobacco control policies and programs, Tobacco taxes revenues, Tobacco use

Authors(s): Árpád Szabó, Ede Lazar, Hunor Burián, Todd Rogers, Kristie Foley, Zoltán Ábrám, Cristian Meghea, Teodora Ciolompea, Frank J. Chaloupka, Ph.D.