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A Note on Estimating Cross-Border Effects of State Cigarette Taxes

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Cross-section, time-series data (for the 48 contiguous U.S. states and the District of Columbia, 1964-86) are analyzed to determine the sales response to cigarette taxes. Finds that 80 percent of the sales response to state cigarette taxes is attributable to cross-border sales.

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  • Coats, R. Morris, 1995. "A Note on Estimating Cross-Border Effects of State Cigarette Taxes," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 48(4), pages 573-584, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:48:y:1995:i:4:p:573-84
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