RETA 7834: Assessment and Implications of Rationalizing and Phasing Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Finalization Conference Report

Publication | July 2014

This publication presents the preliminary results of an ADB technical assistance study on fossil fuel subsidy reform in India, Indonesia, and Thailand.

This publication presents preliminary findings of an ADB technical assistance study on fossil fuel subsidy reform in India, Indonesia, and Thailand, and the feedback at a conference from peer reviewers, policy makers, and experts in economics, energy, environment and poverty issues. The study quantifies fossil-fuel subsidies, analyzes the economic, energy, and environmental impacts of subsidy reform, and discusses social welfare measures to mitigate the negative impacts of reforms on households.

Contents 

  • Conference Agenda
  • Summary Proceedings
  • Opening Remarks
  • Presentations
  • Closing Remarks
  • List of Participants
  • Executive Summary