Item description for Tobacco Control Policy Analysis In China (Series on Contemporary China) by Teh-Wei Hu, Marc Fleurbaey, Nicolas Gravel, Alain Trannoy & Robert H. Murray, Jr....
This is the first book that analyzes tobacco control policies in China from the perspectives of economics and health. For readers interested in the economic aspects of tobacco control policy issues not only in China but also in other developing countries, this book provides a comprehensive analytical and empirical framework addressing key debated issues.
This book covers a range of interesting topics from the prevalence of smoking in China, health and economic burden of smoking in China, demand for cigarettes and taxation in China, the role of tobacco on farming, the tobacco industry and the World Trade Organization, poverty and smoking in China, to future challenges of tobacco control for the Chinese government.
Tobacco Use and its Consequences: Prevalence of Smoking in China (G-H Yang);
Tobacco Control Programs in China (A H Lee & Y Jiang);
Chinese Physicians: Smoking Behavior, and their Smoking Cessation Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice (M Ong et al.);
Disease Burden from Smoking and Passive Smoking in China (Q Gan et al.);
Economic Burden of Smoking in China (H-Y Sung et al.);
Demand for Cigarettes and Household Expenditures Analysis: The Demand for Cigarettes in China (Z-Z Mao et al.);
Smoking, Standard of Living, and Poverty in China (T-W Hu et al.);
Cigarette Smoking and Poverty in China (Y-L Liu et al.);
Supply of Tobacco: The Role of Government in Tobacco Leaf Production in China: National and Local Interventions (T-W Hu et al.);
China s Tobacco Industry and the World Trade Organization (E Tong et al.);
Cigarette Taxation: Effects of Cigarette Tax on Cigarette Consumption and the Chinese Economy (T-W Hu & Z-Z Mao);
Cigarette Taxation in China: Lessons from International Experiences (T-W Hu);
Earmarked Tobacco Taxes: The US Experience (T-W Hu et al.);
Policy Directions: China at the Crossroads: The Economics of Tobacco and Health (T-W Hu et al.).
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2008
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812706070 ISBN13 9789812706072
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