Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers
Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , and Mumtaz Hussain
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 12 August 2013
Keywords: Cross country analysis, Electric power, Energy sector, Energy taxes, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Gasoline prices, Sub-Saharan Africa, Subsidies, electricity
The reform of energy subsidies is an important but challenging issue for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. There is a relatively large theoretical and empirical literature on this issue. While this paper relies...