Leveraging Fuel Subsidy Reform for Transition in Yemen

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Breisinger, Clemens; Engelke, Wilfried; Ecker, Olivier;
(2012)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Sustainability,volume 4,issue 11 10,pages1-26 (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su4112862
  • Subject: development | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | fuel subsidy reform; development; poverty; Middle East; Northern Africa; Yemen | TJ807-830 | fuel subsidy reform | Yemen | Middle East | GE1-350 | Northern Africa | Environmental sciences | poverty | Environmental effects of industries and plants
    • jel: jel:Q2 | jel:Q3 | jel:Q0 | jel:Q | jel:Q5 | jel:Q56 | jel:O13

Yemen is currently undergoing a major political transition, yet many economic challenges—including fuel subsidy reform—remain highly relevant. To inform the transition process with respect to a potential subsidy reform, we use a dynamic computable ge... View more
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