Table 3

Disaggregate analysis of own-price elasticities

PanelTobacco products
CigaretteChewed
A: Regions
 Rural−1.159*** (0.113)−0.742***. (0.216)
 Urban−0.710 (0.568)−0.391 (0.221)
B: Provinces
 KP−0.552 (5.74)−0.972*** (0.15)
 Punjab−1.20*** (0.129)1.082 (1.76)
 Sindh−1.23*** (0.301)−0.347 (0.551)
 Balochistan−1.11*** (0.186)−1.117*** (0.289)
C: Income groups
 Upper 40%0.099 (26.67)0.442 (1.62)
 Lower 60%−1.135*** (0.108)−0.746*** (0.171)
  • ***p<0.01.

  • Bootstrapped SEs in parentheses.

  • Authors’ calculations from PSLM 2015–2016 (HIICS) data.

  • KP, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.