Publications and Resources
RAND Europe, 2009. Report commissioned by DG SANCO. It analyses the link between alcohol affordability, consumption and harms
RAND Europe, 2012. The study focus especially on excise duty pass-through, on- and off-trade sales, price promotions and pricing regulations
Study analysing possible changes in the minimum rates and structures of excise duties on alcoholic beverages
London Economics, 2010, Study analysing possible changes in the minimum rates and structures of excise duties on alcoholic beverages
Report to EC DG Taxation and Customs Union. The study provides (i) an assessment do the current burdens of taxation and economic relationships between the different types of alcoholic beverages in different Member States (ii) an assessment of the economic impact on the particular beverages and on the different Member States of potential changes to the alcohol directives compare to the current status quo.
Swedish National Institute of Public Health, 2009, Alcohol affordability and cross- border trade in alcohol
Commissioned by the Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs to the Swedish National Institute of Public Health and further delegated to the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare. This report was discussed at the Expert conference on Alcohol and Health in Stockholm in September 2009 during the Swedish presidency of the European Union.
The aim of this paper is to empirically estimate the optimal level of alcohol taxes for Estonia on externality as well as fiscal grounds.
Indrek Saar.Estoniana Academcy of Security Sciences, Kase 61,12012 Tallin, Estonia