Publication: The Impact of Health Taxes in Armenia
This report has been prepared by the World Bank, at the request of the MoH, to support ongoing efforts to improve population health and revenue mobilization in the sector. The study estimates the health impacts of increasing taxation on SSBs, alcohol, and tobacco across gender and income-quintiles. The revenue potential of these taxes is also explored. The target audience for these findings includes senior policymakers and technical advisers in the MoH, Ministry of Economy, and Ministry of Finance (MoF).The remainder of this report is organized as follows. In Chapter 2, the authors reviewthe current state of health and consumption taxes in Armenia. Chapter 3 outlines themethods used to estimate the change in tax revenue and consumption of alcohol,tobacco, and SSBs. Chapter 4 reports the analysis results, including the potentialadditional fiscal space and health gains. Finally, chapter 5 presents the conclusionsbased on the findings.
Link to Data Set
“Saxena, Akshar; Chukwuma, Adanna; Qaiser, Seemi; Manookian, Armineh; Minasyan, Gevorg. 2023. The Impact of Health Taxes in Armenia. © Washington, DC: World Bank. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/40345 License: CC BY-NC 3.0 IGO.”