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From universal price subsidies to modern social assistance: the political economy of reform (English)

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The efficiency and effectiveness of generalized subsidies as part of a safety net system are questionable. This is because generalized subsidies tend to create distortions in the food and fuel markets and are likely to be regressive and to suffer from...  See More +

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  • 2013/01/01
  • General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study;
  • 83545
  • 1
  • 1
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2013/12/23
  • Disclosed
  • From universal price subsidies to modern social assistance: the political economy of reform
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