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The Economics of Tobacco in Lebanon:
An Estimation of the Social Costs of Tobacco Consumption

As part of the AUB Tobacco Research Control Group (AUB-TCRG), this IFI-funded research paper was written by AUB's Dr. Jad Chaaban, Dr. Nisreen Salti, and Miss Nadia Naamani, and is the first study in Lebanon to take a comprehensive look into the organization of tobacco and all major tobacco-related markets, and shows the millions of dollars in losses Lebanon faces as a result of tobacco consumption.

Read the Full Report [English only - Arabic translation to come soon]

Read the Executive Summary: Arabic ||| English ||| French

Bulleted summary of the report's key findings: Arabic ||| English

Press conference: Read / download presentation ||| Watch video ||| Listen audio

10 Myths About the Lebanese Tobacco Market: Arabic ||| English ||| French


Related Material

Center for Research on Population and Health (CRPH),
March 2010 - Research and Policy Highlights | No.2 [Arabic / English]

IFI's RAPP program - April 2010, Research and Policy Memo # 1
Dr Rima Nakkash, AUB-Tobacco Control Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences
English ||| Arabic



Contact Information

The Economics of Tobacco in Lebanon: An Estimation of the Social Costs of Tobacco Consumption

Dr. Jad Chaaban, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, AUB
Miss Nadia Naamani, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, AUB
Dr. Nisreen Salti, Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, AUB


AUB-Tobacco Control Research Group (AUB-TCRG)

Dr Rima Nakkash, Faculty of Health Sciences, AUB


Short Bios of AUB's researchers and the AUB Tobacco Control Research Group [English only]

 
 
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