Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, services, or an artificial restriction of demand. Rationing controls the size of the ration, which is one's allowed portion of the resources being distributed on a particular day or at a particular time. There are many forms of rationing, and in western civilization people experience some of them in daily life without realizing it.Rationing is often done to keep price below the market-clearing price determined by the process of supply and demand in an unfettered market. Thus, rationing can be complementary to price controls. An example of rationing in the face …



World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

The Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) is the only global facility dedicated to strengthening the policy, regulatory, and institutional underpinnings of private sector investment in infrastructure in emerging markets and …

intermittent service were routine, requiring rationing in many neighborhoods. The human toll of the maintenance led to intermittent supply, requiring rationing. Weak commercial management prevented EPAL from

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

South Africa's economic growth and development agenda and to present a harmonized approach for investing in priority areas for human capital formation. The policy note first presents an in-depth diagnostic …

budget for the program, provinces have resorted to rationing the subsidy (Ilifa Labantwana, 2020). Lastly

IFS: Institute for Fiscal Studies · 15 November 2023 English

At the time of the endline survey, the average share of respondents who practiced OD the day before the interview was 39.1% in the maintenance treatment group, compared to 21.0% …

prevalence of non-payment and, consequently, service rationing. A growing body of literature explores various

APF: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada · 15 November 2023

New Delhi's recurring air pollution crisis

solutions like other cities with high vehicle rationing scheme previously, restricting even- pollution

CESifo Network · 13 November 2023 English

Estimates of Earnings Returns by Field of Study for For-Profit Schools and Community Colleges

study with the greatest returns. In addition to rationing, idiosyncratic preferences and abilities are important

IADB: Inter-American Development Bank · 13 November 2023 English

Climate change is a pressing issue, affecting the lives of all people across the world. However, poorer and excluded communities are usually more affected, especially in low-income countries. Among them, …

effects perceived as particularly difficult are the rationing of water for cleaning and food, its storage in

CASE: Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion · 13 November 2023

The use of the ONS statistical data in this work does not imply the endorsement of the ONS in relation to the interpretation or analysis of the statistical data. [...] …

areas: supporting contentions that there is a ‘rationing’ of support, and, consequentially, unmet need the Education Select Committee that ‘a massive rationing process’ is taking place, and that there are ‘huge which, they suggest, may imply a ‘quota’ or ‘rationing’ of provision. This indicates that, in the noughties localities. It suggests a continued ‘quota’ or ‘rationing’ which may lead to unmet need for SEND provision deprived areas, 32 this suggests a ‘a massive rationing process,’ as described by MP Ian Mearns to the

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 11 November 2023 English

The Maldives’ economy is recovering rapidly from the pandemic, underpinned by a strong resumption in tourism on the back of the authorities’ rapid vaccine rollout and policy support measures. Fiscal …

essentials. As such, banks continue to face FX rationing, particularly in period of stress. The authorities

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 11 November 2023 English

The Maldives is recovering after the historical 2020 fall in tourism, aided by a rapid COVID-19 vaccination program rollout. While the prompt and comprehensive policy approach in early 2020 was …

of loans and the import of essentials. The FX rationing to banks, despite recent easing, involves measures

Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development · 9 November 2023 English

The NFSP is one of the flagship programmes designed to achieve the Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA), which identifies bringing down the cost of living, eradicating hunger, creating jobs, and …

escalating thermal coal prices in China led to a rationing of electricity use in some provinces, forcing

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