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Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries

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Source: Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries : A Framework for Analysis with Application to Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2003/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shahabuddin Hossain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451846232

Keywords: petroleum product prices, efficiency, equity, revenue, border prices, externalities, road user charge, road, per, expenditure

Using the modern theory of public economics as the point of departure, this paper outlines a basic principle for setting taxes and/or prices of commodities based on two key criteria, efficiency and equity. The pape...

Whose Inflation? A Characterization of the CPI Plutocratic Bias

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Source: Whose Inflation? A Characterization of the CPI Plutocratic Bias

Volume/Issue: 2001/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Ley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847949

Keywords: consumer price index, plutocratic index, democratic index, group index, aggregation, equivalence scales, expenditure, equation, expenditures, survey

Prais (1958) showed that the CPI computed by statistical agencies can be interpreted as a weighed average of household price indexes, the weight of each household determined by its total expenditures. We decompose...

Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries
			: A Framework for Analysis with Application to Nigeria

Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries : A Framework for Analysis with Application to Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2003/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shahabuddin Hossain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846232.001

ISBN: 9781451846232

Keywords: petroleum product prices, efficiency, equity, revenue, border prices, externalities, road user charge, road, per, expenditure

Using the modern theory of public economics as the point of departure, this paper outlines a basic principle for setting taxes and/or prices of commodities based on two key criteria, efficiency and equity. The pape...

Whose Inflation? A Characterization of the CPI Plutocratic Bias

Whose Inflation? A Characterization of the CPI Plutocratic Bias »

Volume/Issue: 2001/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Ley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847949.001

ISBN: 9781451847949

Keywords: consumer price index, plutocratic index, democratic index, group index, aggregation, equivalence scales, expenditure, equation, expenditures, survey

Prais (1958) showed that the CPI computed by statistical agencies can be interpreted as a weighed average of household price indexes, the weight of each household determined by its total expenditures. We decompose...