The Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh
This report was produced by the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University (BIGD), in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The report examines the level and trends in tobacco use as well as the taxation of tobacco products in Bangladesh. The report recommends adoption of a uniform specific tax on cigarettes and biris and steps toward formalizing the markets for smokeless tobacco products. The report is the basis for two policy briefs found here and here.
Content Type: Report
Topic(s): Economic consequences, Economic impacts of tobacco control, Emerging tobacco products, Health consequences, Impact on demand, Prevalence and consumption, Tax and price, Tax avoidance and evasion, Tax levels and structure, Tobacco taxes revenues, Tobacco use
Authors(s): Nasiruddin Ahmed, Jahangir Hossain, Rumana Huque, Ph.D., Md. Tariq Hassan, Tanvir Ahmed Mozumder