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Estimating price elasticities when there is smuggling

Jonathan Gruber

Estimating price elasticities when there is smuggling

the sensitivity of smoking to price in Canada

by Jonathan Gruber

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cigarettes -- Prices -- Canada.,
  • Cigarettes -- Taxation -- Canada.,
  • Smuggling -- Canada.,
  • Elasticity (Economics) -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSensitivity of smoking to price in Canada
    StatementJonathan Gruber, Anindya Sen, Mark Stabile.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8962, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8962.
    ContributionsSen, Anindya., Stabile, Mark., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22435649M

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Downloadable (with restrictions). A central parameter for evaluating tax policies is the price elasticity of demand for cigarettes.

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Downloadable (with restrictions). Author(s): Gruber, Jonathan & Sen, Anindya & Stabile, Mark. Abstract: A central parameter for evaluating tax policies is the price elasticity of demand for cigarettes. But in many countries this parameter is difficult to estimate reliably due to widespread smuggling, which significantly biases estimates using legal sales data.

Estimating Price Elasticities When there is Smuggling: The Sensitivity of Smoking to Price in Canada. [Jonathan Gruber; Anindya Sen; Mark Stabile] -- A central parameter for evaluating tax policies is the price elasticity of demand for cigarettes.

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AbstractTobacco taxes in Canada varied markedly across. concluded that smuggling can bias results and that the smuggling incentives should be controlled for. Dividing the sample into three age groups (20 – 25, 26 – 35, 36 – 74) and estimating separately the respective price responsiveness confirmed the hypothesis about the higher priceFile Size: KB.

Estimating price elasticities when there is smuggling: the sensitivity of smoking to price in Canada. NBER Working Papers National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 3 World Bank. Gruber J, Sen A, Stabile M. Estimating price elasticities when there is smuggling: the sensitivity of smoking to price in Canada.

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