Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Rahul Anand , David Coady , Adil Mohommad , Vimal Thakoor , and James Walsh
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 29 May 2013
Keywords: Fuel pricing, subsidy reform, distributional impact, compensating transfers, income groups, cash transfers, input-output, cash transfer, direct impact, Input-Output Models
Rising fuel subsidies have contributed to fiscal pressures in India. A key policy concern regarding subsidy reform is the adverse welfare impact on households, in particular poor households. This paper evaluates th...