Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11455/69022
標題: The cross-effects of cigarette and betel nut consumption in Taiwan: have tax increases made a difference?
作者: Chen, S.H.
Lee, J.M.
Liu, H.H.
Wang, H.C.
Ye, C.Y.
期刊/報告no:: Health Policy and Planning, Volume 26, Issue 3, Page(s) 266-273.
摘要: This paper empirically identifies cross-price elasticities of betel nut and cigarette consumption in Taiwan based on the Central Bureau of Statistics demand model. It compares reduction of cigarette consumption as a result of the proposed Betel Nut Health Tax with reduction of betel nut consumption as a result of the Tobacco Health and Welfare Taxes levied in 2002 and 2006, in order to determine which tax is most effective. Results from a simulated comparative analysis indicate that the Betel Nut Health Tax reduces cigarette consumption to a much greater extent than the Tobacco Health and Welfare Taxes reduce betel nut consumption.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11455/69022
ISSN: 0268-1080
文章連結: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czq041
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