Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): David Coady , and Javier Arze del Granado
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 2010
Keywords: fuel subsidies, impact of subsidy reform, distribution of fuel consumption, subsidies, fuel prices, subsidy, fuel price, fuel consumption, Taxation, and Revenue: General
This paper reviews evidence on the impact of fuel subsidy reform on household welfare in developing countries. On average, the burden of subsidy reform is neutrally distributed across income groups; a $0.25 decreas...