Energy Subsidies: Why, When and How? – A Think Piece
When (and why) are energy subsidies appropriate? And how can their performance be improved, via intelligent subsidy design? This report discusses the rationale and performance of energy subsidies, proposes a new tool for subsidy evaluation and design, applies this tool to the analysis of prominent subsidy schemes, and draws conclusions.
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