DAY 1 | October 30, 2018
Session 2 | Building Public Awareness and Support for Subsidy Reforms
Moderator: Heather Worley, Sr. Strategy & Operations Officer, The World Bank
- The Political Economy of Energy Subsidy Reform by David Victor, UCSD
Session 3 | How Have Countries Mitigated the Impact of Subsidy Reform on the Poor?
Moderators: Peter Wooders, GSI/IISD
Session 4 | Managing Oil Price Volatility
Moderator: Ronald Steenblik, OECD
DAY 2 | October 31, 2018
Session 5 | Impact on Energy-Intensive Sectors: Firm and Employment
Moderator: Dr. Sudarshan Gooptu, Lead Economist, The World Bank shared some insights before welcoming his panelists.
Session 6 | Reforming Subsidies in the Power Sector
Moderator: Guy Bonvin, SECO
- Reforming Electricity Subsidies: An Overview by Vivien Foster, Sr. Economic Adviser, The World Bank