Indonesia : Implementing National Policies in a Decentralized Context: Special Purpose Programs to Protect the Poor »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ehtisham Ahmad , and Luc Leruth
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2000
Keywords: fiscal decentralization, incentives, compensation, subsidy, safety net, compensation scheme
In the context of continuing adjustments in the economy, the Government of Indonesia proposes to bring energy prices closer to long run marginal cost, while adequately compensating the poor. We focus on the constra...