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Title: Analysis of tobacco and poverty in support of FCTC ratification in Cambodia (based on 2004 tobacco database)
Authors: Samrech, Phauk
Ross, Hana
Keywords: TOBACCO CONTROL
POVERTY
CAMBODIA
CONSUMPTION
TOBACCO
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMIC ASPECTS
Date: 2006
Publisher: LIDEE Khmer, Phnom Penh, KH
Abstract: The current research update of tobacco and poverty investigated the consumption behavior of Cambodian households for specific product groups (food, clothing, education, medical care, housing and tobacco) taking into account the impact of tobacco spending. The investigation was conducted in the framework of the consumer demand theory using one of the most common functional forms of econometric analysis: the Almost Ideal Demand System (AIDS). This new method of investigation is more advanced than the one employed in the 1999 analysis of tobacco and poverty. It is the first attempt to estimate tobacco total expenditure (income), own and cross price elasticity, in order to provide their interpretation in the context of Cambodian households...
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10625/49292
Project Number: 103330
Project Title: Small Grants Competition in Support of Round Two of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
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