Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Isabell Adenauer , and Javier Arze del Granado
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2011
Keywords: fuel price subsidies, food price shock, conditional cash transfer system, cash transfer, subsidies, conditional cash transfer, subsidy, cash transfers, Taxation, and Revenue: General
This paper assesses the effectiveness of policies taken by the Burkinabè authorities to protect the poor from the adverse impact of a combined food and oil price shock in 2008. Estimates of the impact based on hous...