Presentation at the 124th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners for a panel entitled "How Should Subsidies be Crafted to Ensure Usefulness as an Effective T
by dkoplow on Nov 5, 2012
Part 2 of my review of energy subsidies and the Romney campaign is a bit long for a blog posting. Thus, it has been uploaded as a PDF instead, and can be accessed http://earthtrack.n...
Despite a stated commitment to using market forces, the Romney campaign is turning a blind eye to large and distortionary subsidies to conventional fuels. This review highlights problems with
Table summarizing the ways G20 member countries have defined reportable subsidies to fossil fuels, and the gaps these definitions open up to missing entire classes of government support to the foss
This report is the latest of a string of assessments produced over the past 18 years to identify ...
by dkoplow on Nov 8, 2011
Like implant dentists or utility accountants, subsidy wonks can go to trade meetings (yes, meetings on natural resource subsidies do exist) to find people who talk our language. In that "safe...