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Table 1 Estimated price and expenditure elasticity valuesa

From: The synergistic effect of cigarette taxes on the consumption of cigarettes, alcohol and betel nuts

Item Budget share Expenditure Prices
    Cigarettes Alcohol Betel nuts
   1.0062 -0.6517 -0.2503 -0.1041
Cigarettes 0.439     
   (4.708)** (-6475)** (-2.842)** (-2.526)**
   0.8104 -0.1881 -0.5871 -0.0351
Alcohol 0.401     
   (2.433)** (-1.247) (-4.407)** (-0.546)
   1.4578 -0.4840 -0.3476 -0.6261
Betel nuts 0.160     
   (1.116) (-0.857) (-0.857) (-2.481)**
  1. Notes: t ratios are shown in parentheses.
  2. a. Marshallian own-price elasticities
  3. ** Statistically significant at 5% level
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