Tagged: economists

Higher cigarette prices would help millions avoid poor health and extreme poverty - News

Jean Balchin Apr 12, 2018

According to a study published in the BMJ today, a significant increase in cigarette prices would aid millions of people around the world avoid poor health and extreme poverty. The study concluded that people on low incomes have the most to gain, and the researchers argue that modest action by many governments “could yield unprecedented health gains and poverty reduction.” Smoking … Read More

Survey Says - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Aug 22, 2013

More interesting than the "which economist am I most like" part of this rather nifty survey, based on responses to the IGM Economic Experts Panel, is their highlighting of where you differ substantially from the consensus of their expert panel. My out... Read More