Tobacco Taxes in Argentina: Toward a Comprehensive Cost-Benefit Analysis
This Report was produced by the Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) in Argentina. The Report examines the tobacco taxes and price increases in Argentina and the effects it would have on income distribution as well as cigarette consumption. The Report concludes that higher taxes and prices on tobacco products would have positive effects on income distribution, health, and lower tobacco consumption in Argentina.
A Policy brief based on the Report can be found here.
Content Type: Report
Topic(s): Comprehensive programs, Economic impacts of tobacco control, Impact on demand, Impact on the poor, Tax and price, Tax levels and structure, Tobacco control policies and programs, Tobacco use
Authors(s): Guillermo Cruces, Ph.D., Guillermo Falcone, Jorge Puig