Exploring the impact of foreign direct investment on tobacco consumption in the former Soviet Union.

@article{Gilmore2005ExploringTI,
  title={Exploring the impact of foreign direct investment on tobacco consumption in the former Soviet Union.},
  author={Anna B Gilmore and Maggie Mckee},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={13-21}
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco is the single largest cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world; in the former socialist bloc tobacco kills twice as many men as in the west. Although evidence shows that liberalisation of the cigarette trade through the elimination of import barriers leads to significant increases in consumption, far less is known about the impact of foreign direct investment on cigarette consumption. This paper seeks to explore the impact that the substantial transnational… CONTINUE READING

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