Jun 2019
Author(s): Schaffitzel, Filip; Jakob, Michael; Soria, Rafael; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Ward, Hauke
Energy subsidies account for about 7% of Ecuador’s yearly public spending, or two thirds of the fiscal deficit. Removing these subsidies would yield clear economic and environmental benefits and help…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schaffitzel, Filip; Jakob, Michael; Soria, Rafael; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Ward, Hauke
Los subsidios a la energía representan aproximadamente el 7% del gasto público anual de Ecuador, o dos tercios del déficit fiscal. Eliminar estos subsidios generaría claros beneficios económicos y…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Feng, Kuishuang; Hubacek, Klaus; Liu, Yu; Marchán, Estefanía; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Energy subsidies have been criticized due to their economic inefficiency and promotion of wasteful usage of energy and associated carbon emissions. Conversely, environmental taxes are advocated as…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Feng, Kuishuang; Hubacek, Klaus; Liu, Yu; Marchán, Estefanía; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Los subsidios a la energía son criticados debido a su ineficiencia económica, por promover un uso derrochador de la energía, y como consecuencia incrementar las emisiones de carbono. Por otro lado,…