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The economics of tobacco control in Nigeria: Modelling the fiscal and health effects of a tobacco excise tax changeInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019This paper examines the potential for changes in the tobacco tax to contribute to raising government revenues, reducing tobacco use, and improving public health in Nigeria. Specifically, it estimates the impact of a change in the excise tax structure and level on cigarette consumption, government revenue, smoking prevalence, net-of-tax (NOT) revenue, and the excise tax burden.Document
Tax unrest among market traders: the local side of ActionAid’s international tax justice campaign in NigeriaInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018Tax justice has become a popular concept, and a number of international tax justice campaigns have exposed aspects such as the unfairness of tax havens and harmful tax breaks. Yet, the idea of tax justice at the local level is less well-known.Document
Effect of distortionary and non-distortionary taxes on economic growth: evidence from sub-Saharan African countriesAcademic Journals, 2015Studies on economic growth have provided insights into why states grow at different rates over time. Most recently, endogenous growth economics asserts that government expenditure and taxation will have both temporary and permanent effects on economic growth.DocumentMediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research, 2012The study examines the impact of tax revenue on the economic growth of Nigeria, judging from its impact on infrastructural development from 1980 to 2007.DocumentActionAid International, 2016Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, has lost out on US$3.3billion as result of an extraordinary ten year tax break granted by the Nigerian government to some of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies: Shell,DocumentMediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research, 2014This study examines the impact of taxation on investment and economic growth in Nigeria from 1980-2010. The ordinary least square method of multiple regression analysis was used to analyze the data.