Smoking: Taxing health and social security

Article, Research, Preprint English OPEN
Armour, Brian S. ; Pitts, M. Melinda (2006)
  • Publisher: Atlanta, GA: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Subject: USA | Verteilungswirkung | I1 | H55 | health | taxes | Gesetzliche Rentenversicherung | Grenzsteuersatz | low earnings | Social Security | smoking | Arbeitsangebot | widows | Rauchen
    • ddc: ddc:330

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... View more
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