Subsidies

A subsidy or government incentive is a form of financial aid or support extended to an economic sector (business, or individual) generally with the aim of promoting economic and social policy. Although commonly extended from the government, the term subsidy can relate to any type of support – for example from NGOs or as implicit subsidies. Subsidies come in various forms including: direct (cash grants, interest-free loans) and indirect (tax breaks, insurance, low-interest loans, accelerated depreciation, rent rebates).Furthermore, they can be broad or narrow, legal or illegal, ethical or unethical. The most common forms of subsidies are those to the …

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World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

Many studies have assessed the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and social isolation policies on various forms of domestic violence, but very few have sought to study the effects on femicides. …

packages, or other subsidies, including cash for care, electric bill, and wage subsidies (World Bank 2020)


Minderoo Foundation · 6 February 2023 English

In this 2023 edition, the Plastic Waste Makers Index includes new estimates of cradle-to-grave greenhouse gas emissions from single-use plastics, demonstrating how single-use plastics producers also contribute to the climate …

transition can be an informative example: government subsidies were instrumental in developing solar photovoltaic


IFS: Institute for Fiscal Studies · 6 February 2023 English

In addition to the exact affiliation date, the Padrón contains information on the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the enrolled families, on their address of residence, and on the identifiers …

health insurance schemes targeting the poor, subsidies to the purchase of health insurance in Ghana promote


CANSA: Climate Action Network South Asia · 3 February 2023 English

The sectors and issues range from scaling up renewable energy to ensuring the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals and addressing climate change; from trade and investment to multilateral reforms; from …

immediately' Public Financing and Fossil Fuel Subsidies by G20? 8. How Cooperation/support and Capacity


IFS: Institute for Fiscal Studies · 3 February 2023 English

Excluded from the modelling is any cap on the replacement of the 25% tax-free element which, as well as reducing the overall cost of the package, would also slightly increase …

also matters for taxpayers. Overly generous tax subsidies will be expensive, while insufficient generosity would also reduce some of the overly generous tax subsidies provided to those groups who are not in danger questions about the appropriateness of existing tax subsidies, what resources will be needed in retirement and with, at least, minimum contribution rates. Tax subsidies to save in a pension are thus just one tool that that we could still have automatic enrolment and subsidies for pension saving to address concerns about undersaving


RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 3 February 2023 English

To reinforce the viability and credibility of the country as a responsible member of the international community, and to reengage with the world successfully, it must also seriously address these …

projects in the form of poverty and subsistence subsidies, Maharlika would be managed by a government corporation


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 2 February 2023 English

Accelerating Digital Transformation Indonesia

government has launched a scheme that includes subsidies, corporate tax breaks, and import tax exemptions smartphones. The government should consider providing subsidies (or encouraging business donations) to help them


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 2 February 2023 English

Accelerating Digital Transformation Indonesia

smartphones. The government should consider providing subsidies (or encouraging business donations) to help them


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 2 February 2023 English

Accelerating Digital Transformation Indonesia

government has launched a scheme that includes subsidies, corporate tax breaks, and import tax exemptions


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 2 February 2023 English

Selected Issues

adoption of measures to broaden the scope of food subsidies following the 2022 commodity price shock. This


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