45077-001: Assessment and Implications of Rationalizing and Phasing Out Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

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Description

The TA will develop a theoretical and empirical framework to define and measure fossil-fuel subsidies and assess the socioeconomic impact of its elimination in selected ADB developing member countries (DMCs). The first component will constitute a discussion and clarification of suitable definition of fossil-fuel subsidy and its estimation across selected DMCs. Both consumer and producer subsidies will be considered to the extent that relevant data are available. The second component will evaluat... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 45077-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7834
Approval Date 21 Jul 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Governance
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits

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Sustainable Infrastructure Division, RSDD

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09 Jul 2014

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