Fossil fuel subsidies as a lose-lose: Fiscal and environmental burdens in Turkey

  title={Fossil fuel subsidies as a lose-lose: Fiscal and environmental burdens in Turkey},
  author={Sevil Acar and Sarah Challe and Stamatios Christopoulos and Giovanna Christo},
  journal={New Perspectives on Turkey},
  pages={93 - 124}
Abstract Attempts at common agreements to phase out fossil fuel subsidies (FFS) have been increasing, as the topic generated momentum through the Rio Dialogues prior to the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) and following the Paris Agreement in 2016. This study quantifies the magnitude and the relative importance of FFS in the Turkish economy and produces a relevant national FFS synthesis for policy design. FFS form a complex system of a self-contradictory nature… 
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