The heterogeneous effects of cigarette prices on brand choice in China: Implications for tobacco control policy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Commerce
  • Smoking
  • Taxes
  • Tobacco Products

abstract

  • Only a small percentage of low-income and less educated Chinese smokers switched to cheaper brands in response to price increases. Hence, the concern of the Chinese government that a cigarette tax increase will lead to large-scale brand switching is not supported by this study.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4480158

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2014-051887

PubMed ID

  • 25855642

Additional Document Info

start page

  • iii25

end page

  • iii32

volume

  • 24