Tobacco taxation in Eastern Europe

Client/Funding Institution

Bloomberg Philanthropies


The aim of this project, funded by the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use, is to establish a regional service and research hub to conduct analysis of tobacco taxation and related issues in Central East and Southeastern Europe (CESEE). wiiw looks to identify and build the capacity of policy think tanks in selected countries, in order to create local evidence and support country-level tax reforms. The focus lies on (lower-) middle-income countries (MICs) in the region.


October 2023 - December 2024

wiiw team Leader

Olga Pindyuk

wiiw Staff

Corinna Covi, Mario Holzner

Research Areas: Other