In the first part of the course, economists from the IMF will introduce the definition and measurement of subsidies, and then describe the economic, social, and environmental implications of subsidies. The second part of the course has two principal purposes: first, to review what works best in energy subsidy reform, in light of country experiences globally; and second, to illustrate successes and failures in particular country contexts by summarizing some case studies.
Category: Promote Carbon Pricing Measures, Climate-Informed Fiscal Planning
This learning builds on the successful report, ‘Emissions Trading in Practice: Handbook for Design and Implementation’, developed by the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) and International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP).
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