Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation: Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, Polluting, and Driving

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2.1 Netherlands: Specification of the Retail Price of Cigarettes 22
2.2 European Union: Taxes on Cigarettes as of April 2003 26
2.3 EU Accession Countries: Taxes on Cigarettes as of April 2003 28
2.4 USA: Taxes on Cigarettes as of October 2002 30
2.5 European Union and USA: Tobacco Tax Revenues (2000) and Other Statistics 44
3.1 Revenues from Excise Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks in EU Member States, 2001 58
3.2 Excise Duty Rates on Alcoholic Drinks in EU Member States, April 2003 59
3.3 Social Costs of Alcohol: England and Wales 69
3.4 EU Duty Rates per Litre of Alcohol Content, relative to Taxation of Spirits, April 2003 75
4.1 Types of Legal Gambling, Worldwide, 1996 87
4.2 Lottery Sales, Expenses, and Government Revenue: US States, FY2000 89
4.3 Per Capita Lottery Sales, by Continent and Selected Countries, 2000 90
4.4 European Casinos: Numbers and Gross Revenue per Capita, 1998 91
4.5 Gross Revenues and Taxes, by Type of Gambling: USA 94
4.6 Revenues from Gambling: Canada, UK, and Australia, 1985 and 1995 100
4.7 Government Tax Revenues from Gambling: Twenty-One OECD Countries, 1999 107
4.8 Household Expenditures on Gambling in Canada, by Income Group, 1996 107
4.9 Percentage of Average Income Used to Play Lottery, Virginia, 1997 108
4.10 Calculated Indices of Tax Concentration for Gambling Expenditures 109
5.1 Trends in Subsidy Levels in OECD Countries 130
5.2 Selected Estimates of Price Elasticities of Gasoline 143
5.3 Selected Estimates of Own-Price Elasticities of Residential Electricity 146
5.4 More Estimates of Own-Price Elasticities of Residential Electricity 146
6.1 Empirical Estimates of the Effect of Unit Pricing 165
6.2 Environmental Cost Estimates for a Landfill 173
6.3 The Ranking System Used for Local Pollutants 175

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