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Energy Subsidies in the Arab World

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This paper, authored by Bassam Fattouh and Laura El-Katiri and published by the United Nations Development Programme, explores the issue of energy subsidies in the Arab World. The authors argue that while energy subsidies may be seen as achieving social objectives (such as expanding energy access and protecting poor households’ incomes); economic objectives (such as fostering industrial growth and smoothing domestic consumption); and political objectives (such as distributing the oil and natu...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Publisher:
United Nations Development Programme Publisher's website
Publication date:
2012-01-01
Language:
English
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2015-03-04

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