Subsidies to Energy: A Review of Current Estimates and Estimation Challenges

Attributed Authors: Doug Koplow Published: Sep 2014

Presentation at a meeting sponsored by the Energy Research Institute of China's National Development and Reform Commission and the World Bank in Beijing, China.  The presentation reviews existing estimates of global subsidies to energy, including their magnitude, differences in estimation methods and assumptions, reporting trends, and emerging issues. 

We are grateful to the World Bank for making a Mandarin version of this presentation available as well.

Tags: World Bank PSE-CSE price gap OECD inventory method IMF IEA global subsidies fossil fuel subsidies