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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

Cash Transfers Should be Temporary

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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