Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): David Coady , Ian Parry , Louis Sears , and Baoping Shang
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 18 May 2015
Keywords: energy subsidies, efficient taxation, deadweight loss, revenue, subsidies, tax, vehicle, traffic, subsidy, Demand and Supply
This paper provides a comprehensive, updated picture of energy subsidies at the global and regional levels. It focuses on the broad notion of post-tax energy subsidies, which arise when consumer prices are below su...