Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications

Author/Editor:

Benedict J. Clements ; David Coady ; Stefania Fabrizio ; Sanjeev Gupta ; Trevor Serge Coleridge Alleyne ; Carlo A Sdralevich

Publication Date:

September 13, 2013

Summary:

Energy subsidies are aimed at protecting consumers, however, subsidies aggravate fiscal imbalances, crowd out priority public spending, and depress private investment, including in the energy sector. This book provides the most comprehensive estimates of energy subsidies currently available for 176 countries and an analysis of “how to do” energy subsidy reform, drawing on insights from 22 country case studies undertaken by the IMF staff and analyses carried out by other institutions.

Series:

Books

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

September 13, 2013

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475558111/

Stock No:

ESRLIEA

Price:

$28.00 (Academic Rate:$28.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

194

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