The Economics of Tobacco Control: Increasing Taxes on Tobacco Products
This presentation was given by Frank J. Chaloupka at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health South Asian Tobacco Control Leadership Program on 10 May 2017, in Kathmandu, Nepal. The presentation describes the economic costs of tobacco use, the impact of tobacco taxes on tobacco use, myths & facts on the economic “costs” of tobacco control, and the cost-effectiveness of tobacco control.
Topics: Cost-effectiveness / Economic impact of tobacco control / Impact on demand / Impact on the poor / Jobs and productivity / Tax and price / Tax avoidance and evasion / Tax levels and structure / Tobacco taxes revenues
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