The Impact of Tobacco Use on Household Consumption Patterns in Pakistan

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This study is the first attempt to estimate the impact of tobacco use on consumption patterns of households in Pakistan and complements existing work on the crowding out effect of tobacco expenditures in developing economies. It also explores how reductions in tobacco expenditure affect intra-household resource allocation. The study is based on quantitative methods by using data from the Pakistan Household Integrated Economic Survey 2015–16.