The devil lies in the definition: competing approaches to fossil fuel subsidies at the IMF and the OECD

@article{Skovgaard2017TheDL,
  title={The devil lies in the definition: competing approaches to fossil fuel subsidies at the IMF and the OECD},
  author={Jakob Skovgaard},
  journal={International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={341-353}
}
  • Jakob Skovgaard
  • Published 2017
  • Economics
  • International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics
  • Fossil fuel subsidy reform has in recent years been addressed by international economic organizations including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The two organizations have differed significantly in how they define fossil fuel subsidies. The IMF’s definition constitutes a radical break with previous definitions by including environmental externalities, while the OECD’s is more conventional. The article explores the… CONTINUE READING

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