Smoking: Taxing health and social security
Article, Research, Preprint
Armour, Brian S.
Pitts, M. Melinda
- Publisher: Atlanta, GA: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
USA | Verteilungswirkung | I1 | H55 | health | taxes | Gesetzliche Rentenversicherung | Grenzsteuersatz | low earnings | Social Security | smoking | Arbeitsangebot | widows | Rauchen
Cigarette smoking is costly in terms of not only its effects on smokers' health but also the direct and indirect financial costs it imposes on smokers and their families. For instance, premature death caused by smoking may redistribute Social Security income in unexpect...