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Cash Transfers Should be Temporary

Azam Wan Hashim, Executive in Research, Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)

23-Jul-19 07:45

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The disbursement of petrol subsidies through cash handouts is an improvement over the administrative nightmare of monitoring eligibility at the pump, which itself is better than a blanket subsidy. But handouts in general may not be efficacious over the long term.


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